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Leaf Shape: Orbicular
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Arrowwood Viburnum
(Viburnum dentatum)
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Cranberry Cotoneaster
(Cotoneaster apiculatus)
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Quaking Aspen
(Populus tremuloides)
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Purple Common Smoketree
(Cotinus coggygria 'Purpureus')



Leaf Shape: Orbicular

Circular or rounded in leaf. The overall shape of the leaf is rounded or orb-like.

Botanical Terminology > Leaf Shape > Orbicular  


2005 Gary J. Kling and Laura L. Hayden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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