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Identification: Characteristics of Broadleaf Plants

Broadleaf plants have relatively broad leaves, whereas leaves of grasses and sedges are bladelike. Leaves of broadleaves have one main vein from which smaller veins branch.

Click on the plant-part labels to see how each characteristic varies.

Broadleaf weed    

More about broadleaves

Plants like mistletoes and naiads have some unique features.

inflorescence hot spot Leaf margin hot spot Stem hot spot Roots hot spot petiole hot spot Node hot spot

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