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Identify a Tree by Leaf Silhouette

Tree Leaf Silhouette


In his publication, Deciduous Trees & Shrubs of Central Minnesota, Stephen G. Saupe, Ph.D., biology professor, has offered silhouettes of some of the common species will likely be seen in Minnesota as well as throughout North America. These diagrams were designed to help his students study leaf form.

Inspired by Dr. Saupe's collection, I've developed a similar method to create leaf silhouettes. I will be adding to this growing collection of North American tree leaf silhouettes. One caution, these images are not to scale so refer to the leaf size description.

More Leaf Illustrations

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