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Green Leaves On A Bush


Plants, also called green plants, are multicellular eukaryotes, of the kingdom Plantae. They form a clade, that includes the flowering plants, conifers, and other gymnosperms, ferns, club mosses, hornworts, liverworts, mosses, and the green algae. Plant taxonomy, is the science that finds, identifies, describes, classifies, and names plants. Botanists, classify plants into groups, that have similar characteristics. A plant is a member of the kingdom Plantae, a living organism, that utilizes photosynthesis, a process in which energy from sunlight, is converted to chemical energy ( food). Plants are the base of the food web, and are autotrophs ( or producers-organisms that make there own food). Plants vary greatly in size, shape, and the type of environment, in which they live. External anatomy of a typical flowering plant: axil, axillary bud, flower, flower stalk, internode, lateral shoot, leaf, node, petiole, root, root cap, stem, tap root, and the terminal bud. There are more than 3,000,000 species of plants. Plants are the only source of food, for both animals and humans. The four basic parts of plants are: roots, stem, leaves, and flowers. Plants leaves, are the food making factories, of green plants. Leaves, come in many different shapes and sizes. Leaves, can be simple, and are made of a single leaf blade, connected by a petiole, to the stem. A compound leaf, is a leaf, made up of separate leaflets, attached by a petiole, to the stem, like an ash or a locust. Anatomy of a leaf: small netted vein, vein, midrib, petiole, and stipules. There are two types of leaves. A simple leaf, and a compound leaf. Simple leaf: the leaf which has only one leaf connected to the petiole. Compound leaf: the leaf which has multiple blades connected to the petiole..


Almost everywhere in the world.


Went out into the woods, to search for insects, caterpillars, butterfly pupae, etc. I was walking down a narrow path, and I stopped at some bushes. The bushes were green, with no flowers. The bushes were about, three and a half foot high. The bushes were covered with green leaves. I measured one leaf. This one leaf, was one and one half inches wide. It was three, and one fourth inches long. This green leaf, was glossy on top. It was a lighter green color, on the bottom of the leaf. This leaf, had a pointed leaf. This leaf had a midrib, and two side vines, breaking down, into smaller, and smaller veins.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on May 17, 2015
Submitted on May 18, 2015

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