Angelica archangelica

Garden Angelica, Wild Celery, Norwegian Angelica Angelica archangelica can grow to a height of over two meters and bloom from May to August. The stems can be green or reddish in color. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Over 2 meters, herbaceous plant Life cycle: Biennial Poisonous: Medicinal plant, herb, contact can trigger allergies in sensitive […]

Categories: Brown & Green Flowers | White flowers | Wildflowers |

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Heracleum mantegazzianum

Giant Hogweed Heracleum mantegazzianum grows as a biennial or perennial and can reach heights of over three meters. The imposing plant is called Giant Hogweed, Cartwheel-Flower, Giant Cow Parsley, Giant Cow Parsnip or simply Hogweed. In combination with sunlight, contact with the leaves can cause allergic reactions. In some regions in Canada and the USA, […]

Categories: Wildflowers |

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Pentaglottis sempervirens

Evergreen Bugloss, Green Alkanet Evergreen Bugloss (Pentaglottis sempervirens) is an evergreen plant native to France, Portugal and Spain which can be up to one meter in height. It shows its blue flowers from May to August. It is rarely used as an ornamental plant in Germany. In the Netherlands, where the pictures for this article […]

Categories: Blue & Purple Flowers | Garden plants |

More species from the Boraginaceae family

Salak, Snake Fruit

Salacca zalacca Because of its scaly skin, the Salak is also known as Snake Fruit and Snakeskin Fruit. It is the fruit of the Salak Palm (Salacca zalacca). Family: Arecaceae Origin: The Salak Palm (Salacca zalacca) is native to Indonesia. It is cultivated in the tropics. Edible: The flesh is edible and tastes sweet to […]

Categories: Berries | Fruit & Vegetables | Nuts & Seeds | Palms |

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Euphorbia umbellata “Rubra”

African Milk Bush Euphorbia umbellata “Rubra” is a cultivar of Euphorbia umbellata, a tree or shrub native to tropical Africa that can reach heights of up to 10 meters. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Up to 10 meters, shrub, tree Life cycle: Perennial Poisonous: Yes Origin: The wild type is native to tropical Africa USDA […]

Categories: Euphorbiaceae Indoor Plants | Shrubs & Trees |

More species from the Euphorbiaceae / spurge family