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

Fronds Project Home



Does the tree have leaves which
attach to their individual stalks or petioles (simple leaf)? .goto page 12
attach to a common stalk or petiole (compound leaf)? goto page 58
look very much like a fan and attach in clusters to short branches? belong to a gingko tree





Photos on this site are used in accordance with the copyright rules of the U.S.D.A. Plant Gallery web site. Please click here to see permission and credits for the photos.
Copyright © 2011 Brandon Thacker