Tree and Plant Identification #4 – Hickory

Journal Notes: Hickory – Is a species of deciduous hardwood tree with featured compound leaves and big oval shaped nuts. The nuts can be anywhere from 2-5 cm in length and 1.5 – 3 cm in diameter. They are enclosed in a four valved husk which splits open at maturity. The nut shell is thick … Continue reading Tree and Plant Identification #4 – Hickory

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