Ammi visnaga, Visnaga daucoides

Toothpick-Plant, Toothpickweed Toothpick plant is closely related to dill, fennel and celery, can grow up to one meter high and blooms from July to September in Central Europe. It grows annually or biennially. Ammi visnaga is used as a medicinal plant, and toothpicks are or were made from its stems (source). Botanical experts do not […]

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Marrubium vulgare

White Horehound Marrubium vulgare grows perennially, can reach a height of 60 centimeters and blooms in summer. It originates from the Mediterranean region and can also be found growing wild in other Central European or Northern European countries. In naturopathy it is used for colds and gastrointestinal complaints. It can be obtained in the form […]

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Nicotiana tabacum

Tobaco Nicotiana tabacum grows as an annual and can reach a height of three meters. Its flowering period extends from summer to autumn. Its leaves are used to make smoking tobacco. Description Popular name(s): Tobaco Botanical name: Nicotiana tabacum Family: Solanaceae Origin: Not naturally occurring. Virginian tobacco is believed to be a cross between Nicotiana […]

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Blitum bonus-henricus


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More species from the Amaranthaceae family

Manyseed Goosefoot

Lipandra polysperma Characteristics The manyseed goosefoot (Lipandra polysperma) can grow horizontally or erect and usually achieves heights of 10 to 50 centimeters. In locations with a good supply of nutrients, it can grow up to one meter high. Its green-reddish flowers appear from mid to late summer. The square stems can be green or red. […]

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More species from the Amaranthaceae family