Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 13:14 EDT

Asterids

The Daisy Bush (Brachyglottis greyi) is a member of the Asteraceae family. Indigenous to New Zealand, it thrives in warm climates and is tolerant of hot temperatures, high winds and poor soil conditions. This evergreen shrub grows 4 to 5 feet tall an...

The Bur-marigold (Bidens laevis) is a member of the daisy family also known as Smooth Meggarticks. It is a species of flowering plant native to the southern half of the United States, where it thrives in wetlands, including estuaries and riverbanks. ...

Bellis perennis is a well-known European species of Daisy, often deemed the archetypal species of that name. Many similar plants share the "Daisy" name, so to distinguish this species from other daisies it is often referred to as Common Daisy, Lawn Da...

The Coyote Brush, (Baccharis Pilularis) or sometimes called the Chaparral Broom or just Bush, is a shrub that grows in California, Oregon, and Baja California. It is classified in the Asteraceae. This shrub is typically no taller than 10 feet. It is...

The Honeycup (Zenobia pulverulenta) is a species of flowering plant of the family Ericaceae. It is natively found in the southeastern United States, including North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. It is a deciduous or partial-coniferous shrub. ...

Zinnia is a genus of 20 species of annual and perennial plants in the Asteraceae family. This is a plant of scrub and dry grassland found in an area stretching from the American Southwest to South America, but primarily Mexico. The most familiar speci...

The annual herb, Borage, better known as Starflower, originated in Syria, but has been naturalized throughout the Mediterranean region, in addition to Asia Minor, Europe, North Africa and South America. The plant grows to heights of about 2 to 3 fee...

Rock Thyme (Acinos alpinus) is a species of perennial plant that is native to the mountains of southern Europe. In Italy it can be found in most areas with an altitude between 3000 and 8500 feet above sea level. It is found in open fields, rock crevice...

Bear's Breeches (Acanthus mollis) is a species of herbaceous perennial plant native to the Mediterranean region form Portugal and northwest Africa east to Croatia. It was one of the earliest cultivated species of garden plants. It grows in dry areas, a...

White Forsythia or Nakai (Abeliophyllum distichum) is a species of flowering plant of the family, Oleaceae. It is the only species in its genus. It is endemic to Korea, where it is endangered in the wild. It is known as Abelialeaf in Korea. It is relat...

Azaleas are flowering shrubs making up part of the genus Rhododendron. Azaleas were originally classed as a different genus of plant, but now they are recognized as two of the eight sub-genera of rhododendrons - subgenus Pentanthera typified by Rhodode...

The family Asteraceae or, alternatively, family Compositae, known as the aster, daisy or sunflower family, is a taxon of dicotyledonous flowering plants. The family name is derived from the genus Aster and refers to the star-shaped flower head of its m...

Camellia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae and native to eastern and southern Asia from the Himalaya east to Japan and Indonesia. Different botanists vary in their numbering of distinct species, with anything from 100-250 species be...

The chrysanthemum (more commonly known as the mum) is a flowering perennial plant of the genus Chrysanthemum in the daisy family (Asteraceae). The genus has been split into several genera, such as Dendranthema, Leucanthemum and Tanacetum. But there ...

Cyclamen is a genus of 20 species of flowering plants In the past they have traditionally been classified in the family Primulaceae, but in recent years they have been reclassified in the family Myrsinaceae. The genus is most widely known by its scient...

Dahlia is a genus of bushy, summer and autumn flowering, tuberous perennials. They are originally from Mexico and also the national flower of that country. In 1872 a box of Dahlia roots were sent from Mexico to the Netherlands. Only one plant surviv...

Datura wrightii (a poisonous weed) is sometimes used as a hallucinogen. It is commonly called Sacred Datura. Datura wrightii is classified as a deliriant, or an anticholinergic. In the US it is, however, called Western Jimson Weed.

The English daisy (Bellis perennis) is a wild-growing flower with short creeping rhizomes and small rounded or spoon shaped evergreen leaves. It is not destroyed by mowing and is therefore often considered a weed on lawns in western Europe. The outer f...

The Forget-me-nots are the genus Myosotis of flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae. There are about 50 species in the genus, and among them there is considerable variation. Nevertheless a considerable number of the species fit the same descrip...

Hebe is a genus of plants native to New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Rapa Nui, the Falkland Islands, and South America. There are over 100 species of Hebe, of which 90 occur in New Zealand. Of the 90 present in New Zealand, only H. salicifolia...