Welcome to the University of
Tennessee Woody Plant Identification Site!
If you are interested in learning about woody plant material for
temperate regions of the United States, you've come to the right
place. This site is a tutorial focused on teaching the common names,
botanical nomenclature, key identifying criteria, and uses of native
and ornamental plants commonly used in East Tennessee.
By clicking on one of the menu
items on the left, you access an index listing all the plants
in that category. Search for a plant by common or scientific name.
By clicking on a name, you open the tutorial that takes you step
by step through useful information and photographs. After each
tutorial, you can test your knowledge about that plant by taking
a short quiz. If you would like to see the plant in person, the
locate where you can find that plant on the campus.