Ornithology

Please see Cornell Lab of Ornithology for information on all bird species.

  • Turkey vulture
  • American goldfinch *** we are using Carduelis tristis as the scientific name.  This is different than what the Cornell Lab of Ornithology has listed.  
  • Northern mockingbird
  • Mourning dove
  • European starling
  • Killdeer

Northern Kentucky Flora

Please use this site and additional resources on the internet for information on all wild flower species.

  • Tall ironweed
  • Jewelweed
  • Wild Carrot
  • Common Pokeweed

Dendrology

Flowering dogwood

Another dogwood site

 
 
 

Vocabulary:

  • Zoology
  • Ornithology
  • Botany
  • Dendrology
  • Flora
  • Ecology
  • Dichotomous (keys)
  • Gymnosperm
  • Angiosperm
  • Carpel
  • Pistil
  • Leaf/Leaves
  • Leaflets
  • Lateral
  • Appendage
  • Compound
  • Compound leaf
  • Palmate
  • Palmately compound leaf
  • Pinnate
  • Pinnately compound leaf
  • Simple leaf
  • Opposite leaf arrangement
  • Alternate leaf arrangement
  • Whorled leaf arrangement
  • Evergreen
  • Deciduous
  • Armature
  • Tendril
  • Margin
  • Entire
  • Serrate
  •  
  • Woody plant
  • Liana
  • Herbaceous
  • Habit
  • Habitat
  • Unarmed
  • Lobed
  • toothed / teeth
  • Unilateral
  • Apical / Apex
  • Aromatic
  • Irregular
  • Scurfy
  • Arcuate veins
  • Subsessile
  • Clusters
  • Cymes
  • Oblate

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  • Bipinnately compound
  • Tripinnately compound
  • Rachis 
  • Rachilla
  • Bud
  • Terminal bud
  • Lateral bud
  • Bud scales
  • Imbricate bud scales
  • Valvate bud scales
  • Petiole (Petiolate)
  • Petiolute
  • Pedicel
  • Resin (resinous)
  • Axis
  • Axil (axillary)
  • Stipules
  • Stipular lines/scars
  • Capsule
  • Dehiscent
  • Glabrous
  • Pubescent

Vocabulary: honeysuckle

  • Gymnosperm (r)
  • Angiosperm (r)
  • Simple (r)
  • Compound (r)
  • Opposite (r)
  • Alternate (r)
  • Whorled (r)
  • Deciduous (r)
  • Evergreen (r)
  • Entire
  • Margin
  • toothed (r)
  • lobed (r)
  • Petiole (r)
  • Stipules (r)
  • Stipular lines
  • Interpetiolar
  • Embryo
  • Embryonic
  • Buds
  • Bud scales
  • Valvate
  • Imbricate
  • Fruit
  • Achene
  • Capsule
  • Berry
  • Bristles
  • Ciliate
  • Dehiscent
  • Glabrous
  • Axillary
  • Terminal
  • Pith
  • Pubescent
  • Apices (r)
  • Acuminate
  • Attenuated
  • Obtuse
  • Acute
  • Persisting