You can identify a shrub's species yourself by using a taxonomic or dichotomous key. Taxonomic keys use details such as branch patterns and leaf shapes to identify species. You can also show a picture of the shrub to a b... More » Science Biology Botany

The Department of Horticulture of Oregon State University and the Colorado State University Extension provide plant identification tools and systems that allow online users to determine various types of shrubs. The Unite... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

One way to identify shrubs in Florida is to consult a plant database or identification catalog. These guides allow plant enthusiasts to identify a plant by answering a series of questions regarding the plant and narrowin... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes
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