Tree and Plant Identification # 7 – Maple Sap

Journal Notes: Maple Sap – Best from a sugar maple but using other maple trees can work too. A sugar maple is a deciduous hardwood tree that normally grows to be 80-115 ft tall. The leaves can be almost 8 inches long and wide with five palmate lobes with smaller basal lobes, the notch tends … Continue reading Tree and Plant Identification # 7 – Maple Sap

Tree and Plant Identification #3 – Partridge Berry

Journal Notes: Partridge Berry – A type of ground vine usually found amongst leaf litter. The leaves are about 1/2 inch, evergreen, oval to heart shaped and grow opposite. The flowers are usually about 1/2 inch long and are bell shaped with four or five petals. Usually solitary the berry is bright red. The fruit is edible … Continue reading Tree and Plant Identification #3 – Partridge Berry