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Fagus sylvatica seed 001
A seedling of European beech. The first "seed leaves" are dark green in color. They have a different shape than the second pair of leaves which is light green.

Plant morphology or phytomorphology is the study of the physical form and external structure of plants. This is usually considered distinct from plant anatomy, which is the study of the internal structure of plants, especially at the microscopic level. Plant morphology is useful in the visual identification of plants.

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