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Basic Plant Biology

Woodland Park Zoo Teacher Resources PowerPoint  Plant Basics. Prepared for adult learners. Overview of plant  structures and functions.

Botany in a Day author, Thomas J. Elpel’s video tutorial introducing the patterns method of plant identification. We’ll use the playing cards featured in the video in class. View illustrations introducing the characteristics of 7 plant families- mustard, mint, parsley, pea, lily, mallow, and aster.

Botany Primer An excellent photo illustrated handbook that presents the variety of plants in the natural world, their structures, reproductive processes and life cycles.  National Phenology Network.


Introduction to Identifying Plant Structures