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Leaf structure

This exercise is designed to help you learn some basic leaf structure terminology. The following is intended as an introduction and is not comprehensive. First, study the images below to review the terms used to describe the basic structure of leaves. Then, carefully study the unsorted images at left and drop each thumbnail into an appropriately labeled box on the right. Clicking on a thumbnail will expand the image. Click submit to check yourself. To reset, click on clear or just refresh your browser.

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