Leaf Arrangement

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Alternate – Arranged in staggered fashion along stem
Opposite – Pair of leaves arranged across from each other on stem 
Whorled – Arranged in a ring
Rosette – Spiral cluster of leaves arranged at the base (or crown), such as a dandelion

Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX

© Tom Lebsack 2023