University of Illinois Extension

Botany

The Study of Plants

Gymnosperms Gymnosperms

Visit the Ohio State website for descriptions of gymnosperms to learn different characteristics of each group.

Plant Classification

Anthophyta Anthophyta

Visit the Ohio State website for descriptions of angiosperms to learn different characteristics of each group.

Plant Taxonomy Plant Taxonomy

View a discussion of dicots and monocots at the Texas A & M site.

Classification or Grouping of Plants by Their Life Cycles

Plant Classification Plant Classification

Visit the Ohio State Botany class website and read about plant classification with the Binomial system.

Seed Structure and Germination

Development from Seed to Plant Development from Seed to Plant

Further information on seed characteristics at the Ohio State site.

Roots

Herbaceous Roots and Stems Herbaceous Roots and Stems

View information on roots and shoots at the Ohio State site.

Stems

University of Wisconsin Botany University of Wisconsin Botany

View the section on bud types at the University of Wisconsin botany site.

Flowers

University of Illinois Pant Systematics University of Illinois Pant Systematics

The University of Illinois Plant Systematics course has an in depth look at flowers in all the plant families.

How Seeds Form

Anthophyta III Anthophyta III

Read the section on flower function and pollination from the Ohio site.

Fruits

Plant Taxonomy Plant Taxonomy

Refer to the drawings from Texas on different fruit types.
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