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Asterids

The Lanceleaf Thorow-wax (Bupleurum lancifolium) s a member of the carrot family indigenous to the Mediterranean Basin. This flowering plant grows over 19 inches in height a smooth pliable stem with matte green oval shaped leaves at its base which gro...

Buddaleja utahensis is more commonly known as the Utah Butterfly Bush or the Panamint Butterfly Bushand is indigenous to the southwestern United States. Growing nearly 20 inches tall, this bristly shrub features expasive branching network with a wide ...

Buddleja davidii or Summer Lilac is an indigenous shrub of northwest China and Japan and is widely cultivated for use as an ornamental plant. However, in England and parts of the northwestern United States it is considered an invasive weed. Often ref...

Xerochrysum bracteatum or Golden Everlasting is a member of the Asteraceae family indigenous to Australia. This flowering plant blooms annually and grows 8 to 32 inches in height. Flowers and bracts are varying shades of yellow and often feature brow...

Brachyglottis repanda or Bushman's Friend is indigenous to New Zealand. Growing from 13 to 15 feet tall, this bushy tree features large leaves with a downy underside. The leaves have been referred to as the "Bushman's toilet paper". The plant was on...

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...