A leaf identification chart aids in the identification of trees by visual examination of the characteristics of their leaves. The typical leaf identification chart is divided into sections for various types of leaves, in... More »

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Tree leaf identification charts are available through About.com, Discover Life's "Time Machine", as mobile phone applications and through many state Extension agencies. According to About.com, readers can use these chart... More »

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Some grasshoppers are identified by shorter antennae, hind wings, slanted or straight faces, and spurs or pegs between the first pair of legs. Wings can be clear, colorful or banded. Grasshopper heads are slanted, perpen... More »

Characteristics of ash trees are: opposite branching, pronounced diamond pattern bark, five-11 Leaflets, oar-shaped seeds and pinnate compound leaves. Ash trees also have many small dots on their leaf scars, and the twig... More »

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How Stuff Works explains that water reaches the leaves of plants through the xylem vessels, and it escapes through small holes in the leaf known as stomata. The process by which the water moves from the capillaries to th... More »

Photosynthesis takes place in plant leaves, and in some small part, in the stem. Specifically photosynthesis takes place in the mesophyll cells where the chloroplasts are located in a leaf. More »

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Neem leaves are used for treating conditions such as eye disorders, skin ulcers, heart disease, stomach upset, fever, leprosy, gum disease, respiratory conditions and liver problems. Neem leaves are also used for birth c... More »

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