How Branches, Bark and Buds Help You ID Trees and Shrubs
Winter seems like a lousy time to identify trees and shrubs. Without leaves to look at, things definitely get a little difficult, but with a few tricks, and maybe a good book in hand, you can up your botany game and learn to identify trees and shrubs without leaves!
For winter tree and shrub identification, it’s all about the three B’s: Branching, buds and bark. More