forestry IT

EVERGREEN
(trees with needles or leaves that remain alive and on the tree through the winter and into the next growing season
CONIFERS
cone-bearing
BROADLEAF
a tree with leaves that are flat, thin and generally shed annually
DECIDUOUS
shedding all leaves annually
SIMPLE
one BLADE attached to a stalk
PETIOLE
stalk
COMPOUND
more than one BLADE
LOBES
protruding sections
PALMATE
like fingers on a hand
BLADES
the flat part of a leaf
ENTIRE
smooth, untoothed edges
SINUSES
indentations
TEETH
notches on the outer edgeof a leaf
MARGIN
the edge of a leaf
MIDRIB
main rib of a leaf
Coniferous
keep needles through the winter