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Plants (Kingdom Plantae)

Plants are living organisms belonging to the kingdom Plantae. They include familiar organisms such as trees, herbs, bushes, grasses, vines, ferns, mosses, and green algae. About 350,000 species of plants, defined as seed plants, bryophytes, ferns and fern allies, are estimated to exist currently. As of 2004, some 287,655 species had been identified, of which 258,650 are flowering and...  more


Buttercups (Family Ranunculaceae)

Wood Anemone (Anemone nemorosa)

Anemone nemorosa is an early-spring flowering plant in the genus Anemone in the family Ranunculaceae. It is a perennial herbaceous plant growing in early spring. The plants start blooming soon after the foliage emerges from the ground. The leaves...  more


Blue Anemone (Anemone apennina)


Lesser Celandine (Ranunculus ficaria)



Mints (Family Lamiaceae)

Woodland Sage (Salvia nemorosa)

Woodland sage is a hardy herbaceous perennial plant native to a wide area of central Europe and western Asia. It is an attractive plant that is easy to grow and propagate, with the result that it has been passed around by...  more



Sunflowers (Family Asteraceae)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

As a nearly cosmopolitan weed, the Dandelion is best known for its yellow flower heads, that turn into round balls of silver tufted fruits, that blow away on the wind. Taraxacum officinale grows from generally unbranched...  more



Harebells (Family Campanulaceae)

Sheeps Bit (Jasione montana)



Willows (Family Salicaceae)

White Willow (Salix alba)

White Willow is a species of willow native to Europe and western and central Asia. The name derives from the white tone to the undersides of the leaves. It is a medium-sized to large deciduous tree growing up to 1030 m tall, with a trunk up to...  more



Balsams (Family Balsaminaceae)

Himalayan Balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)

The plant has a soft green or red-tinged stem, and lanceolate leaves 5 to 23 cm long. The crushed foliage has a strong musty smell. The flowers are pink, with a hooded shape, 3 to 4 cm tall and 2 cm broad. After flowering the plant forms...  more



Nightshades (Family Solanaceae)

Shoo-fly Plant (Nicandra physaloides)

It is native to Peru, and it is known elsewhere as an introduced species and sometimes a weed. It is also kept as an ornamental plant.
The plants are vigorous with spreading branches and ovate, mid-green, toothed and
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Crane's-bills and Stork's-bills (Family Geraniaceae)

Rock Crane's-bill (Geranium macrorrhizum)

Geranium macrorrhizum is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant for gardens. The perennial is used as a flowering groundcover, with named cultivars selected for flower colors from white through pink to magenta.



Flax (Family Linaceae)

Common Flax (Linum usitatissimum)

Flax is an erect annual plant growing to 1.2 m (3 ft 11 in) tall, with slender stems. The leaves are glaucous green, slender lanceolate, 2040 mm long and 3 mm broad.



Roses (Family Rosaceae)

Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus)

The Red Raspberry is a red-fruited species of Rubus native to Europe and northern Asia and commonly cultivated in other temperate regions.




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