Over half of our woody plants fall in this category. Although a number of species therefore resemble one another in having alternate simple leaves, the separation of the group into subdivisions aids in their identification. The outline below indicates the major characteristics used in subdividing the group, It may be used as a general guide to identification* More detailed kevs (A-F) follow it. (Jf in doubt about number of bundle scars, try both keys E and F.) A Winter Key to none ver green plants with alternate leaf scars is given in Appendix B, p. 378.
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