Whorled

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1. with parts arranged in whorls, as in a leaf arrangement with three or more leaves arising from a node.

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Whorled branching on Eastern White Pine.
Source: http://hvp.osu.edu/

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A comparison of leaf attachments.
Source: http://hvp.osu.edu/hcs300/glossary/leafpart.htm#attach

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Whorled branch attachment on river horsetail.
Source: http://www.uwgb.edu/BIODIVERSITY/herbarium/pteridophytes/equisetum_key00.htm