The Fronds Project
Simplified Classification Key designed for grades K-3 in the Western United States.

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Does the tree have needles which
are evergreen and in bunches of 2 or 3? belong to a pine tree (fir,spruce, or pine)
are about 1 1/2 inches long and in bunches on short spurlike branches? belong to a larch tree
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