There are many different types of leaves, such as broadleaves, needles, and even scales. Here is an overview on the function of leaves and the different kinds. Continue reading
Columbine is one of my favorite wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains. Here are 6 facts about this exquisite flower. Continue reading
Fireweed is a magnificent flower that grows in the Rocky Mountains. I love seeing a few of these beautiful wildflowers standing tall and proud. Continue reading
A basic knowledge of the common leaf shapes can help with tree and plant identification. Here are the common leaf shapes you may encounter in the Rocky Mountains. Continue reading
A basic knowledge of common leaf edges will greatly help with the identification of plants. Here are some of the common leaf edges you are likely to encounter. Continue reading
Knowing certain plant and tree terminology will help beginners when they are learning about plants and trees. Here are a number of common terms or words that you may encounter. Continue reading
The basic parts of a flower include the petals, sepals, stamen, and pistil. Here is a simple diagram showing those main parts of a flower along with a short description of the function of each.