Basal Rosette Many leaves growing from the base of the plant (just above ground) in a circular arrangement, similar to a rose
Compound A leaf composed of several or many smaller leaflets, each of which appears to be a leaf in itself. A compound leaf can be distinguished by the bud that connects the whole leaf to its branch
Elliptical Leaves shaped in such a way that the middle is the widest, with both ends tapering off
Invasive - A species which spreads easily and chokes out other plants from their accustomed habitats. Often used in terms of species native to other regions or countries taking over habitats of native species.
Keys A protective covering for a tree seed that has wings
Lanceolate - A leaf much longer than it is wide, broad at the leaf base, and pointed at the leaf's tip, shaped like a lance.
Leaflet One of the separate but identical parts of a compound leaf
Linear - A long narrow leaf or leaflet.
Lobe Deep indentation in a leaf that divides the leaf into sections
Opposite Two leaves growing directly across from one another
Ovate Leaves that are shaped like an oval and broaden at their base
Palmate A compound leaf whose leaflets grow from a central point, like the fingers grow from the palm of the hand
Pinnate A compound leaf whose leaflets grow on both sides of a stalk
Rayed Flowers in the Composite family that have petals, which grow out separately like rays
Saw-toothed Leaves with serrated teeth like the blade of a saw
Sepals Green, leaf-like, projections, on the outside of a flower bloom, that look like a micro flower bloom themselves
Sinus The area between two leaf lobes
Stamen The male reproductive organ of a flower, composed of slender stalk and with an oval on the top
Teeth Indentations on a leaf or flower petals's edge
Toothless Leaves or petals that do not possess indentations along their edges
Wings A seed with a thin casing that has a weblike projection, commonly found on maple trees
Whorls - A circle of three or more leaves growing around the same point on the stem.