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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    05 / 21 / 2017

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Midwest

  • City

    Lawrence

  • State

    Kansas

  • Posted by

    Mara Schlichting

Notes:

Hello, all! I’m currently attending a field botany class. For our final project, we have to make a portfolio of an ecosystem that includes at least 10 plant species. Please help me identify these plants I collected on my walk through the woods! They were all found in Lawrence, Kansas at Clinton Lake. Any help is very much appreciated! Thanks!

Comments

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    #2 maybe a species of sumac (Rhus), perhaps aromatic/ fragrant sumac (Rhus triloba)? Again I’m only speculating. Check out the link below for R. triloba. Click on images from link below to enlarge. On the side for #3, we will need more information to help you narrow it down. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/62279/

    May 27th, 2017 at 1:29am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Without more details of the plants i.e. tree, woody shrub, vine, flower etc… I could only speculate by the leaves images for the top two photos. #1- Maybe a type of oak, perhaps Chinkapin (Qeucus muehlenbergii) or English oak (Quecus robur)? If this an oak, you can search for its acorns to help narrow down its species. Link below is for Chinkapin. Best wishes! http://www.carolinanature.com/trees/qumu.html

    May 27th, 2017 at 1:50am

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