Plant Identification Learning Lab Kit


What's in the Plant ID Learning Lab Kit?

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      samples from Plant ID Kit

The Plant Identification Learning Lab Kit costs $499 (new, lower price!) and includes materials suitable for learning the basic concepts and terminology used in the identification of deciduous trees and shrubs. Intended as a generic reference, specific species are not detailed. This kit includes materials and suggestions for activities that cover
  • GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: plant habit, shape, size, and texture
  • BARK: bark types and images
  • STEMS: stem anatomy, types and images
  • LEAVES: leaf anatomy, types, and images
  • FLOWERS: flower anatomy, types, and images
  • FRUIT: fruit types and images
  • BUDS: identification of scales
  • BUD AND LEAF ARRANGEMENT: practice activities

Our handy flyer lists the prices and availability of all 12 Learning Lab Kits.

Kit Features

  • Durable posters, pictures, charts, and task cards are printed on bright cover stock with heavy-duty lamination. Easy to write on and erase!
  • NEW! Scored, punch-out ID tags - no more painful cutting with scissors! Color-coded tags are printed on durable polystyrene. Includes Velcro dots, making learning tactile and fun.
  • Includes heavy-duty, plastic bags and printed adhesive labels for easy organization.
  • The Plant ID Characteristics for Deciduous Trees & Shrubs includes 12 lesson plans and print masters for most of the kit components. It is accompanied by a set of 42 color quiz cards.
  • Each kit is shipped in a sturdy cardboard box that can be inserted into the canvas carrying case for durable kit storage and transportation.

Please review kit contents before purchasing.  All sales are final.

a complete electronic Learning Lab Kit on one $99 CD that includes these units:
  • BARK
  • BUDS
Plant ID Learning Lab CD - image of case

CD is not included in the Plant ID Learning Lab Kit.
For use with PC operating systems only

(Windows 95 through Windows 10).


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After placing your order, selecting a payment preference and clicking "Checkout" you will receive an order number. Once your order has been placed, please follow up with one of these steps:

  1. For a Purchase Order: email your signed PO to, or fax to 614-292-5937.
  2. For payment by Check: make checks payable to The Ohio State University, then mail to Ohio 4-H Learning Lab Kits, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus, OH 43210. 
  3. For payment by Credit Card: call 614-292-9772 with your order number to provide payment information (Mon.-Friday). DO NOT fax, email, or enter your credit card information online.

Your order will be released for shipment when we receive your PO, check, or credit card information.
Please note: We strive to ship your order in a timely manner; however, high demand may sometimes result in delivery times of 2 to 3 weeks. To request expedited processing, please contact us at 614-292-9772 or

Ohio tax-exempt customers: You will be asked to complete an exemption certificate and to fax or email it to Ohio 4-H (614-292-5937 or Non-exempt Ohio customers will be charged state sales tax.

Non-Ohio customers: You will NOT be charged sales tax; please do NOT send a tax-exemption certificate.



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