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Bonnie Klein Biology, M-W, 1:40pm Lab Report Plant Scavenger Hunt PART 1 1) A) Sabal Palm (cabbage palm) The trunk of the Sabal Palm is erect and in each case in our yard it is very tall palm. Down the street there is a Sabal Palm that is being surrounded/engulfed by another tree and appears like it may someday be smothered. The petiole of the Sabal Palm is very long and thin. B) Saw Palmetto (serenoa repens) The trunk of the Saw Palmetto is more horizontal to the ground although some do grow up just not straight up. The petiole is very similar to the Sabal Palm as it is long and thin but has little, sharp edges that rip your skin if you aren’t careful! TRUNK Petioles (long skinny “stem” of each frond)
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2) Sea Grape The leaf venation of a Sea Grape appears to be “ pinnate ” in form. The margins appear to be “ entire ” as they have very smooth edges. (me, with the seagrapes)
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3) Brazilian Pepper The Brazilian Pepper has “
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Unformatted text preview: pinnate leaf venation and very slightly serrate margins. The leaves are compound in arrangement and are an odd Pinnate arrangement. PART II: 1) An alternate leaf arrangement with entire margins looks like this: Leaf Venation & Margins Bamboo is the only type of grass that I could find that has this growing arrangement and this photo shows the variety Buddha Belly. Note the alternate leaf arrangement and smooth edges to the leaves ( entire ). Sea grape plants also have an alternate leaf arrangement with entire margins see earlier photos of sea grapes. 2) A fern has compound pinnate leaves. In this case the ferns in our yard have compound even pinnate structures. The leaf margin is smooth at first glance but upon closer inspection there is a small serration and therefore classified as serate ....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY psy1000 taught by Professor Cico during the Fall '09 term at Brevard Community College.

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