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Trees With Compound Leaves - Tree Leaf Key

A Quick and Easy Way to Identify 50 Common North American Trees

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You have now identified a tree with a compound leaf. Now lets figure out which of these leaves you’re looking at match up to the palmate leaf or a pinnate leaf identified below.

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1. Trees With Palmately Compound Leaf

Palmately Compound Leaf
Does your tree have a leaf that is palmately compound (the leaflets grow from the end of the stalk)? If yes, you have either a buckeye or a horse-chestnut.

2. Trees With Pinnately Compound Leaf

Pinnately Compound Leaf
Does your tree have a leaf that is pinnately compound (the leaflets grow from several places along the stalk)? If yes, lets continue to trees with pinnately compound leaves...

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