Dried Botanical Identification Tool

About dried botanicals

Dried botanicals are imported for varied uses including potpourri, decorative plant arrangements, and handicraft items.

In the twenty-first century market, dried botanicals consist of whole or sectioned fungi, fruits, seeds, leaves, and almost anything that is botanical, has abundant air spaces ("physical fixatives" for the synthetic oils), has structural interest and/or is...


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Dried Botanical Example

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The tool features an image gallery for convenient viewing of all dried botanicals included in the tool.


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How to use

Before you start...

This identification tool is image-based, relying heavily on the use of images to support the identification process. After using the key to narrow the possibilities to 5-10, images can be used to reach an identification for a specimen. You can also consult the fact sheets to learn more about each species.


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