Across 2. COMPOUND—A leaf that contains several smaller leaves (leaflets). 4. ALTERNATE—How leaves and branches are attached to a stem so that it appears like steps, every other one. 6. BRISTLETIPPED—Small, pokey hairs at the tips and on the margins of a leaf. 11. DECIDUOUS—A tree that loses its leaves in the winter or dormant season. 12. SCALELIKE—A needle-like leaf that looks like snake's skin. Small needle-like leaves overlap one another. 13. LEAFLETS—Smaller leaves that make up a compound leaf. 15. NEEDLE—A leaf that you would find on a pine tree. 16. MARGIN—The edges of a leaf. Down 1. PINNATE—The vein pattern of a leaf that has a midrib with intersecting veins that radiate from the midrib. 3. MIDRIB—The center vein of a leaf. 5. OPPOSITE—When leaves and branches are connected to a stem directly across from one another. 7. LOBED—A leaf with margins that are indented and resembles the earlobes on a person. 8. EVERGREEN—A tree that keeps its leaves all year. 9. PALMATE—A vein pattern that resembles the fingers of a person's hand. 10. SIMPLE—A single leaf. 14. SERRATED—A leaf margin that is toothed and resembles a steak knife.
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