By: Bonnie Taylor - 626743
Plant Profile – American ginseng American ginseng is a slow growing perennial herb indigenous to the low, deciduous forests of the eastern United States and Canada. The plant has been overly harvested due to the strong market for its medicinal root. For this reason, harvesting...
By: Sun Meilan
Field Scabious is a wildflower found in the United Kingdom and parts of Europe. It is a perennial flower, which has beautiful pale blue or mauve flowers. The flower heads are hemispherical and are made up of around fifty florets with pink stamens, looking a...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Purple Loosestrife plant is native to Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. The stem's colors range from red to purple. The flowers of this plant are a beautiful reddish purple. This plant is pollinated by insects like bees and butterflies. The Purple Loosestrife has long...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Rosebay Willowherb can be found growing wild in North America, Canada and Britian. In North America, this plant is called Fireweed. In Canada, it is called Great-willow Herb. This herb thrives in wet, acidic soils. It can be found growing in open fields and...
Plant profiles: Red campion
By: Deneice Arthurton
Red campion (Silene dioica) is a fairly variable plant which typically shows a bright pink or red flower but which may also be white. This latter fact makes it almost indistinguishable from White campion with which it may also hybridise and create plants which form...
Plant profiles: Cowslip
By: Deneice Arthurton
The Cowslip (Primula veris), which is a close relative of the Primrose, was once used abundantly for folk medicine preparations and as a result is still better known in parts of Britain by its traditional names of 'paigles' or Herb Peter. The Cowslip is a...
Plant profiles: Bluebell
By: Deneice Arthurton
The distinctive Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta), and the wide spreading, woodland flower carpet it produces, is such a familiar spring sight in parts of Britain that there are few who could not identify the plant. Although it can be found in abundance in much of Britain...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Red Campion is a flowering plant that is native to Europe. The flowers of this plant are dark pink to red. They do not have a scent but they are really attractive and bright. You can see the flower growing wild along woodlands, roadsides...
By: Annie Haycock
Introduction The bluebell is, unofficially, often considered to be the national flower of Britain. It creates a dazzling display when flowering en masse in May, a phenomenon not found anywhere else in its range. It is one of the most easily recognised flowers, being confused...
By: Annie Haycock
Introduction The rose-pink flowers of red campion (Silene dioica) can be seen on waste ground and alongside country roads at almost any time of year in southern Britain, although the main flowering period is May to July. The name campion suggests a flower of the...

 

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