Plant Identification

To identify plants use some of your senses and your common sense

Look at

  • plant size and shape
  • leaf size, shape, color, texture and arrangement
  • flower types, color, arrangement

Touch with care

  • fuzzy or smooth leaves
  • stiff or flexible stems


  • Many plants have very distinctive odors especially in their leaves and flowers


  • Never taste a plant you are unsure of. Some plants are poisonous!!!


  • Rustling leaves can be an hint.

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