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Verbascum densiflorum

Verbascum densiflorum

Verbascum densiflorum is a biennial or short-lived perennial. It is part of the Scrophulariaceae family of plants. It is native to Europe and Asia. Verbascum densiflorum grows to 1.8m or 6ft. They also call it Verbascum thapsiforme, or Dense-flowered Mullein. Verbascum densiflorum Verbascum densiflorum is a rosette-forming plant. The basal leaves are about 45cm or 18in long. The leaves have wavy margins. It grows branching, flower spikes. The flowers are ...

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Phyteuma orbiculare

Phyteuma orbiculare

Phyteuma orbiculare is a herbaceous perennial. It is part of the Campanulaceae family of plants. They also call it the Round-headed Rampion, Round-headed Horned Rampion, or Pride of Sussex. Other synonyms include Ranunculus orbiculares, Phyteuma tenerum. The plant is native to Europe from the Pyrenees to the Balkans. It grows to 50cm or 20in tall. It has an erect stem. Phyteuma orbiculare has different types of leaves. The base leaves ...

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Geranium lucidum

Geranium lucidum

Geranium lucidum is part of the Geraniaceae family of plants. They call it Shining Cranesbill, Shining Geranium, or Shiny Geranium. It is native to Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia. It has naturalized North America. It is an annual plant. It is clump-forming. Geranium lucidum grows to about 14in or 35cm tall. It has hairless, reddish stems. It has rounded leaves that are glossy. They are palmately-lobed and deeply divided. ...

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Iris sibirica or Siberian Iris

Iris sibirica

Iris sibirica is also known as Siberian Iris or Siberian Flag. It is a herbaceous perennial. It is part of the Iridaceae family of plants. Iris sibirica is rhizomatous. It is native to a region from Europe to Central Asia. Iris sibirica was originally called Iris augustifolia by Carolus Clusius. Monks originally discovered it in Siberia. Carl Linnaeus published it first in 1753. Iris sibirica Iris sibirica leaves are long ...

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Silene coronaria

Silene coronaria

Silene coronaria is also known as the Lychnis coronaria, Agrostemma coronaria, Agrostemma tomentosum, Rose Campion, Dusty Miller, Mullein-Pink, or Bloody William. It is from the Caryophyllaceae family of plants. Silene coronaria is native to Europe and Asia. The name coronaria in Latin means used for garlands. Silene coronaria is a biennial or short-lived perennial. Silene coronaria Silene coronaria grows to 80cm or 30in tall. It has grayish-green leaves. The leaves ...

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Conium maculatum or Hemlock

Conium maculatum

Conium maculatum is also known as the Hemlock, Poison Hemlock, California Fern, St Benedict’s Herb, Shakeweed, Spotted Hemlock, Spotted Parsley, Spotted Corobane, Carrot Fern, Devil’s Bread, Devil’s Porridge, Winter Fern, Cashes, Herb Bennet, Poison Parsley, Nebraska Fern. Conium maculatum is native to the Mediterranean region in particular Europe and North Africa. Conium maculatum is part of the Apiaceae family of plants. Conium maculatum Conium maculatum is a herbaceous biennial plant. ...

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Picea abies

Picea abies

Picea abies is also known as the Picea abies ‘Excelsa’, Pinus excelsa, Picea abies ‘Lexa’, or commonly known as Norway Spruce, Baltic Whitewood, Spur Fir, White Deal, Common Spruce, Burgundy Pitch Tree, European Spruce. It is native to Europe in particular northern, central, and Eastern Europe. Picea abies has an almost 300-year life span. It starts producing seeds when it is in its forties. Picea abies at Kew Garden, London, ...

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Aesculus hippocastanum

aesculus hippocastanum

Aesculus hippocastanum or the Horse Chestnut is part of the Sapindaceae family of plants which also includes lychee. It is also called Horse Chestnut Buckeye, Conker tree, or Spanish Chestnut. Aesculus hippocastanum is a large broad-crowned tree. It can grow up to 39m or 128ft. It is deciduous. Aesculus hippocastanum has a spreading dense canopy. It is native to the Balkans, more precisely to the Pindus Mountains. It is called ...

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Muscari neglectum

Muscari neglectum

Muscari neglectum is also known as Common Grape Hyacinth, Grape Flower, Grape Hyacinth, Starch Hyacinth, or Muscari leucostomum, Muscari pulchellum, Muscari bucharicum, Muscari racemosum. It is from the Asparagaceae family of plants. It is a bulbous perennial. It is native to Europe and Asia. It was described by Michele Tenore in 1842. Muscari neglectum Muscari neglectum grows to about 30cm or 12in tall. It has narrow green leaves. It flowers ...

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Centaurea montana

Centaurea montana

Centaurea montana is also known as the Cyanus montana, Perennial Cornflower, Mountain Bluet, Mountain Century, Mountain Cornflower, Bachelor’s Button, Montane Knapweed, or Great Blue-bottle. It is part of the Asteraceae family of plants. Centaurea montana is a rhizomatous perennial. It is native to Europe. It grows in the mountains of Southern Europe. The name montana also refers to the mountains. Centaurea montana at Kew Garden, London, UK Centaurea montana can ...

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