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.
Welcome to the first post of Plant ID(eas), my blog on Plant ID. For most people, the big challenge in plant id is just getting started. This first video below will help you get started. To accompany this video, here is a References list of field guides and websites. This list is by no means … More Plant ID(eas) post #1
Welcome to my new blog, “Plant ID(eas)” on yieslasplants.com. The main focus here will be plant id, with a good dose of botany rolled in, because you can’t really have one without the other. From time to time, other plant topics may creep in, but I really want to provide a good look at plant … More Welcome to the new blog: Plant ID(eas)
With spring just around the corner, new plants will be bursting forth everywhere. Do you ever wish you could identify more of them? Well, now you can learn plant identification through this blog. There will be a series of posts, many of them with short videos, to help you learn the skill of plant identification. … More Spring is coming, so is a new blog
I have added a new feature called Flower Profiles. It will feature individual flowers in detail. Look for it under the Plant Info tab.
The glossary is being updated with some new terms. I am also in the process of updating the electronic plant flash cards with links to the glossary. When using the flash cards, click on the links to see the definitions of words you don’t know and then return to the flash card. All of them … More New this week!
In case you missed it, I added a new feature “Learning Modules” in late 2019. Look for it in the menu at the top of the page, or click on this link
Welcome to my little website. Little being the operative word here. It is small now, but it will continue to grow. I won’t be doing a lot of blogging here as I intend for this to be more of an informative website than a blog. I will post when I add new material to the … More Welcome