Herbarium

 

Milk thistle

In previous entries, I talked about two representatives of the Asteraceae family: coltsfoot and dandelion. Today, another representative of this family - milk thistle (Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertner). It is a plant native to the...

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Dandelion

It is slowly fading to the coltsfoot and more spring yellow flowers (actually inflorescences) appear everywhere. This is a dandelion (also called common dandelion) - Taraxacum officinalis. It is a perennial with a long tap root, with a...

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Coltsfoot

Coltsfoot Spring has already begun and the first spring flowers appear with it. In the forest, they will probably be anemones, the entire fields of which bloom white. On city lawns, yellow coltsfoot flowers will appear among the first to...

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Ginseng

Ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) is a perennial from the araliaceae family that once grows wild in eastern Russia, northeastern China, northern Korean peninsula and Japan. Due to its great importance in folk medicine and very high...

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Ceylon cinnamon tree

Cinnamon tree is a plants from the genus of about 250 species, belonging to the laurel family (this family includes also the noble laurel from which come well known laurel leaves). They are evergreen shrubs and trees, often with a...

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