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 charts allow to select a type of tree leaf, then narrow down information about the le
Flowering, non-woody plants are characterized by multiple flower parts of four or five without parallel-veined leaves, according to the New England Wild Flower Society. Floral characteristics are important to know because there are wide ranges of species. Some narrow-leaf species have just a single
A seed identification chart allows you to determine the species and type of seed by visual cues such as color, size and shape of the seed. Typically a seed identification chart is organized alphabetically or by seed size and provides some scale to give relative size indicators for the seed. Once you
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, including simple and compound leaves, needles and scale-like leaves.
The websites About.com and Geology.com provide rock identification charts. The rock chart at About.com includes a brief description of the rock's color, grain size and composition. Geology.com features a picture of each of the rocks included in the chart; more detailed information on each rock is av
As of 2104, one resource for identifying types of flowers online is the Better Homes and Gardens Plant Encyclopedia. To identify a flower type, input the characteristics into the database using the categories provided.
A chart showing illustrations of select North American birds is available on the National Audubon Society's Guide to North American Birds webpage. Charts comparing physical features between birds to aid in identification are available from the website of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Many different fruit tree identification guides are available. They can be found in print as desktop or pocket field guides, online, and as iPhone apps. Tree identification guides are usually divided by region. These guides help identify trees by their fruit, leaves, flowers, bark or branches.
Peanut Allergy Mom and Mother Earth News offer nut identification charts. The chart from Peanut Allergy Mom shows parents what common types of nuts look like, while the slideshow from Mother Earth News gives foragers a guide for finding nuts in the fall.
A spider identification chart contains photos of the species, with information about their geographic location. Other topics include aggressiveness and their habitat. Pertinent information regarding first-aid is listed.