Bloom Clock/Descriptions

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These are ways of describing plants for the dichotomous keys.

Flowers[edit]

  • Color
  • Inflorescence
  • Perianth and calyx number
  • Open/bell-shaped/tubular/etc.
  • Anthers

Fruit[edit]

  • fleshy
  • dry
    • pappused
    • capsular

Type[edit]

  • Herbaceous
  • Tree
  • Shrub
  • Vine
  • Floating Aquatic

Foliage[edit]

Stem[edit]

  • glabrous/glaucus/pubescent
  • glands/lenticels
  • cross section
  • with/without leaves
  • straight/zig-zag/contorted/etc.

Bark[edit]

  • furrowed
  • platy
  • smooth
  • exfoliating
  • color