Leaf Bases: Oblique
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Common Hackberry
(Celtis occidentals)

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Dwarf Fothergilla
(Fothergilla gardenii)

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American Elm
(Ulmus americana)



Oblique Leaf Base

Unequal leaf bases, slanting, one side larger, wider or rounder than the other.

American Elm and Common Hackberry are both common images that come to mind with an oblique leaf base.

Botanical Terminology > Leaf Bases > Oblique