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Flowers and Plants

Flowers and Plants

Flowers and Plants

Yellow-Eyed Grass (Pale) - Wild Flower Finder

Yellow-Eyed-Grass (Pale) / Pale Yellow Eyed Grass

Wintergreen (Chickweed) - Wild Flower Finder

Wintergreen (Chickweed) / Chickweed Wintergreen / winter green

Yellow Archangel, Lamiastrum galeobdolon, growing in woods, East Sussex, May

Yellow Archangel, Lamiastrum galeobdolon

Yellow Archangel, Lamiastrum galeobdolon, is a widespread European woodland plant that is edible. This article shows you how to identify and use the plant.

Silene dioica Red Campion Caryophyllaceae Images

Silene dioica - Red Campion (Caryophyllaceae Images)

APHOTOFLORA - Photographic Stock Image Library Page for Silene dioica - Red Campion (Caryophyllaceae Images). A-P-H-O-T-O - Furthering environmental awareness and education through the medium of photography.

Bugle has a creeping rooting stem and can appear in large mats. It has glossy green or sometimes bronzed leaves and blue flowers. Its five sepals are fused to form a short bell. The upper lip of the flower is almost missing exposing the blue stamens. The lower lip has two small side lobes and a larg...

Bugle (Ajuga reptans)

Bugle has a creeping rooting stem and can appear in large mats. It has glossy green or sometimes bronzed leaves and blue flowers. Its five sepals are fused to form a short bell. The upper lip of the flower is almost missing exposing the blue stamens. The lower lip has two small side lobes and a large notched cental lobe. The fruit consists of four nutlets. Stems are killed in winter but the roots remain and form a new plant. Its syrup was once used to cure many ailments from colds to wounds…

Hedge Bedstraw - Galium mollugo

Hedge Bedstraw - Galium mollugo

Hedge Bedstraw - Galium mollugo - Wild flowers in an English Country Garden

Wood Avens or Herb Bennet

Wood Avens or Herb Bennet (Geum urbanum) | Wildlife Insight

Common name: Wood Avens or Herb Bennet Latin name: Geum urbanum Family: Rose (Rosaceae) Flowers: May to August Date: 27 May Location: garden, Marsland valley, Cornwall Gallery link: British Wild Flowers Related images:

Selfheal (Prunella vulgaris)

Selfheal (Prunella vulgaris) © paul dickson

Bees are the plant's main feeders - a ring of hairs inside the flowers prevents small insects from taking the nectar but not from pollinating. Also a butterfly plant. Honey lies at the bottom of the corolla tube and protected... more

Hedge woundwort A very hairy upright plant with heart-shaped leaves borne in opposite pairs. The flowers have a concave upper lip and a three lobed white marked lower lip. The sepals form a tube with five long pointed teeth. The leaves just below the flower whorls are shorter and narrower than the other stem leaves...

Hedge woundwort (Stachys sylvatica)

A very hairy upright plant with heart-shaped leaves borne in opposite pairs. The flowers have a concave upper lip and a three lobed white marked lower lip. The sepals form a tube with five long pointed teeth. The leaves just below the flower whorls are shorter and narrower than the other stem leaves. The plant was once used to stem bleeding and cure wounds - a poultice was made from the leaves and other green parts of the plant. The plant contains an oil that has antiseptic like qualities…

~The Dog Rose (Witches' Briar, Dogberry) symbolizes Pain and Pleasure. After World War II, it was planted in victory gardens and still grows from those locations. It is native to Europe, NW Africa, and W Asia. It is a deciduous shrub ranging from 1-5m high though it can grow higher than trees. Its prickles help it climb. The flowers are usually pale pink, though they can vary between deep pink and white.

~The Dog Rose (Witches' Briar, Dogberry) symbolizes Pain and Pleasure. After World War II, it was planted in victory gardens and still grows from those locations. It is native to Europe, NW Africa, and W Asia. It is a deciduous shrub ranging from 1-5m high though it can grow higher than trees. Its prickles help it climb. The flowers are usually pale pink, though they can vary between deep pink and white.