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habit
trees
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herbaceous
cactus-like / succulents
aquatic & OBL wetland species
special groups
arums
composites
legumes
mints
orchids
dicots
monocots
longevity
annual or biennial
perennial
armature
unarmed
armed
sap
latex absent (sap clear)
latex present
leaves/twigs aromatic when crushed
without marked odor
clearly odiferous
Leaves
arrangement/phyllotaxy
basal
alternate
opposite
whorled
fascicled/clustered along stem
blade division
all simple
deeply lobed or divided
some or all fully compound
fleshy or succulent leaves
not fleshy/succulent
fleshy/succulent
Inflorescence
flowering season - upper Midwest
spring
summer
fall
Flower
principal flower color
white or cream
purple
blue
green
yellow
orange
red
pink
brown
inconspicuous
flower type
daisy- or dandelion-like
bilateral/irregular symmetry
radial symmetry 3 petals
radial symmetry 4 petals
radial symmetry 5 petals
radial sym. 6 or more petals
petals indistinguishable
perianth
calyx and corolla present
= one whorl or tepals
absent or vestigial
corolla (petal) fusion
petals separate
fused, at least toward base
ovaries/pistils per flower
1
2-5
more than 5
number of fertile stamens
1-2
3
4
5
6
7 or more
ovary position
sepals/petals attached above middle of ovary (inferior or partly inferior ovary)
sepals/petals attached below middle of ovary (ovary superior)
Fruit or Cone
fruit consistency at maturity
dry/leathery
fleshy
Marc Evans
Species Count: 138
Adoxaceae
Annonaceae
Apiaceae
Apocynaceae
Araceae
Aristolochiaceae
Asparagaceae
Asteraceae
Berberidaceae
Boraginaceae
Brassicaceae
Caprifoliaceae
Caryophyllaceae
Celastraceae
Colchicaceae
Commelinaceae
Cornaceae
Crassulaceae
Elaeagnaceae
Ericaceae
Fabaceae
Gentianaceae
Geraniaceae
Grossulariaceae
Hydrangeaceae
Iridaceae
Lamiaceae
Lauraceae
Liliaceae
Limnanthaceae
Magnoliaceae
Melanthiaceae
Montiaceae
Orchidaceae
Orobanchaceae
Oxalidaceae
Papaveraceae
Polemoniaceae
Polygonaceae
Primulaceae
Ranunculaceae
Rosaceae
Rubiaceae
Sapindaceae
Saxifragaceae
Smilacaceae
Staphyleaceae
Violaceae