Cyperus alternifolius

Umbrella Papyrus, Umbrella Palm, Umbrella Sedge The Umbrella Palm is not related to the palms (Arecaceae family), but belongs to the Cyperaceae family. It can grow up to 1.5 meters high and is native to tropical and subtropical Africa. There it grows in swampy habitats. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: 50 to 150 centimeters, herbaceous […]

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Datisca cannabina

False hemp At first glance, Datisca cannabina looks like a shrub, but it is a deciduous perennial that can grow up to three meters tall and wide. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Up to 3 meters, herbaceous plant Life cycle: Perennial Origin: Asia, Europe (Cyprus) (distribution map) USDA zone: 6 (-0.4 °F/-18 °C) Botany Name: […]

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Setaria pumila

Yellow foxtail, yellow bristle-grass, pigeon grass Setaria pumila is a member of the Poaceae family and grows as an annual. Native to Africa, Asia, and Europe, the grass can grow to a height of up to one meter, and in Central Europe it shows its spikes from July to September. They are covered with brownish […]

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Setaria viridis

Green Foxtail, Green Bristlegrass, Wild Foxtail Millet, Green Foxtail Millet Setaria viridis is an annual grass of the Poaceae family. It grows along or on paths, in gardens, fields and parks. Green Foxtail can reach a height of up to 50 centimetres, depending on the location. It is native to Asia, Europe and North Africa. […]

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Erigeron bonariensis

Flax-Leaf Fleabane, Wavy-Leaf Fleabane, Argentine Fleabane and others Erigeron bonariensis is an annual that can reach a height of 80 centimeters and blooms in Central Europe from July to October. Its native range includes most of South America and extends to Central America. As an introduced species, the plant, which belongs to the Asteraceae family, […]

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