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Plant
  habit
   herbaceous
  special groups
   composites
   legumes
   dicots
  longevity
   annual or biennial
   perennial
  plant coloration
   green leaves and/or stems present
  stature
   erect or ascending; neither prostrate nor scapose
  armature
   unarmed
   armed
  sap
   latex absent (sap clear)
   latex present
  leaves/twigs aromatic when crushed
   without marked odor
  reproductive mode
   produces flowers, fruits, seeds
Stem & Twigs
  succulent vs non-succulent
   not succulent
Leaves
  arrangement/phyllotaxy
   basal
   alternate
  blade division
   all simple
   deeply lobed or divided
   some or all fully compound
  leaf (blade) presence
   leaf blades present
  venation
   pinnately veined
  leaf attachment
   sessile or nearly so
   leaf stalk (petiole) clearly present
  stipules
   stipules absent
   stipules or their scars present
  leaf (leaflet) margin
   entire
   toothed
   lobed
  leaf(let) apex
   acute
   obtuse
   mucronate/cuspidate
  broadest point of leaf (leaflet)
   broadest above middle
   broadest at middle
   broadest below middle
  surface
   glabrous
   obviously hairy or scaly
   scabrous
  pubescent type
   pubescent
   strigose
  fleshy or succulent leaves
   not fleshy/succulent
Inflorescence
  position
   in axils of leaves
   terminal
  type
   raceme
   umbel
   head/capitate/glomerules
   panicle
  plant sexuality
   bisexual flowers
Flower
  principal flower color
   white or cream
   purple
   blue
   yellow
   red
   pink
  flower type
   daisy- or dandelion-like
   bilateral/irregular symmetry
   radial symmetry 5 petals
  corolla symmetry
   regular
   bilateral
  corolla (petal) fusion
   petals separate
   fused, at least toward base
  ovaries/pistils per flower
   1
  number of fertile stamens
   5
   7 or more
  ovary position
   sepals/petals attached above middle of ovary (inferior or partly inferior ovary)
   sepals/petals attached below middle of ovary (ovary superior)
  ovule placentation
   axile
   basal
   marginal
Fruit or Cone
  fruit consistency at maturity
   dry/leathery
  Fruit Dehiscence
   dehiscent (splits open)
   indehiscent
  mature fruit dehiscence
   opening along 3 to many seams
   does not split open to release seed
  fruit color at maturity
   brown
   green

Sage-Grouse Preferred Forbs, NV

Sebastian Tsocanos
Species Count: 8

Asparagaceae

Asteraceae

Fabaceae

Geraniaceae

Polemoniaceae