Common name: Leaf
Scientific name: Foli
Notice in the list below that the second word of each plant name - the specific epithet ends with the word foli or related words - folium, foliatum, folia.
Erygium yuccifolium (rattlesnakre master) the leaves look similar to yucca plant leaves
Eupatorium perfoliatum (Common boneset) ‘per’ is Latin for ‘through’. The stem of this plant appears to grow through the leaves
Euthamia graminofolia (grass-leafed goldenrod) ‘gram’ is Latin for ‘grass’
Parthenium integrifolium (Wild quinine) ‘intregi’ is Latin for ‘entire’ or ‘complete’ meaning that the leaves are undividied
Verbesina alternifolia ‘alternus’ is Latin for alternate referring to the ways the leaves are arranged on the stem.
Agalinis tenuifolia (Slender False Foxglove) ‘tenu’ is Latin for thin or slender
Campanula rotundifolia (Harebell) ’rotund’ is Latin for round
Sisyrinchium angustifoilum (Stout Blue-eyed Grass) ‘angust’ is Latin for narrow
Desmodium sessifolium (Sessile-leaved Tick Trefoil) ‘sessile’ meaning attached directly by its base without a stalk.
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium (Sweet Everlasting) ‘obtus’ is Latin for dull or blunt
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Aromatic Aster)
Sagittaria latifolia (broadleaf arrowhwad) ‘lati’ is Latin for broad or wide
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (virginia creeper) ‘quinque’ is Latin for five - because each leaf is composed of 5 leaflets.