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

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Banner photo: Ten Mile Range and Rhodiola integrifolia (King’s Crown) in Summit County