A plant with whorled leaves — Eutrochium spp. Joe pye weed: Family Asteraceae. Found in Jenning’s courtyard.
A member of the Fabaceae with an explanation of the characters that you used to determine the classification.
Trifolium repens: White Clover; The central flower has the distinctly “boat” shape with a banner, two wings, and a keel. Additionally, the flowers are zygomorphic with one style and stigma. Found growing in the grass beside Aronoff Lab’s entrance.
Parthenocissus quinquefolia: Virginia Creeper. Found growing across from the veterinary hospital on the fence line bordering 315. Palmately compound leaf. 5 leaflets.
A member of the Cyperaceae with an explanation of the characters that you used to determine identification.
Unknown Sedge spp. “Sedges have edges”. The picture on the left demonstrates the triangular stem. The inflorescence also shows the flower subtended by a bract. Found outside in the planter area of the Jennings Loading Zone.
Rhamnus cathartica (common buckthorn). Black drupe fruit. “Wannabe” thorn at the terminus of the branch. Found off of 1315 Kinnear Road (The MBD) growing along the fence among honeysuckle.
A plant with pinnately compound leaves and stipules. Rosaceae cultivar. Found in planted circle beside the Ohio Stadium. Characters: stipules on Rosaceae petioles, compound leaves.