Here is another “Who’s Who” video to help you learn to tell one plant from another.
Let’s put some of our plant id knowledge to good use in the “Who’s Who #1” video below.
Let’s take a look at another plant family. The video for the rose family is below.
Here are some general plant id tips that may help you. You can see them in the video below or click on this: plant id tips
If you found the pea family interesting, maybe you want to try learning about the carrot family as well. The video is below.
Having some knowledge of plant families can give us one more tool to use in plant ID. Here is a video about the pea family (Fabaceae)
Knowing some plant families can help us with the identification process. What are families and how do they fit into the big picture. This video will show you.
Let’s continue on and learn some terminology for flowers and fruit. We will need this when we start to delve into plant families.
Now it’s time to learn the language. We need to knows basic botany terms to be able to use books and online resources effectively. There are good books and online glossaries that can be helpful. Here is a short list of Plant glossaries and related resources.
Making observations. It sounds so simple, and it can be. Good observations are key to making a good plant id. Hopefully the video below will help guide you through the process of making meaningful observations.