Temperate Deciduous Forest

Leaf Terms / II

Leaf position refers to the arrangement of the leaves found on the plant's stem or branches. Here, you see four different leaf positions. The basal position occurs when the leaves are attached to the bottom of the plant near the ground:

Leaf Position

Below are 13 different leaf shapes:

Leaf Shapes

Leaf margins refer to the spacing between the teeth along the edge of the leaf blade:

Leaf Margins
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