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leaf scar - the mark left on a twig where the leaf petiole was attached.

see also bundle scar


Fagus grandifolia (American beech) leaf scar below the terminal bud  hires


Acer saccharum (sugar maple) leaf scar nearly surrounding an axillary bud  hires


shield-shaped Juglans nigra (black walnut) leaf scar  hires

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