The Red Fir Forest

Leaf Margin Terms

Leaf Margin


Leaves and petals with smooth edges or margins are called entire.

Penny Royal leaves are entire.


Leaves and petals may be serrated and have teeth.

An example is the Larkspur leaf.

The Mountain Pride and Seepspring Monkeyflower may be toothed.


Leaves and petals may have deep indentations called lobes.

Larkspur and Columbine leaves have large lobes.