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Twig morphology

This exercise focuses on the basic parts of twigs useful to identification. First, study the images below to review the terms used to describe the basic structure of twigs. 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 clear or just refresh your browser.

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