Amorpha canescens

Leadplant Amorpha canescens is a semi-shrub, its shoots become woody in the lower part. It can reach a height of one meter and blooms in June and July. Botanically it is classified in the legume family (Fabaceae). Its natural range extends from Canada to the southern United States (source). Its common names are Leadplant, Downy […]

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Galega officinalis

Goat’s-Rue Galega officinalis grows perennially and reaches heights of 50 to 100 centimeters. The flowers can be white, light pink to bluish-purple in color. Popular name(s): Goat’s-Rue Botanical name: Galega officinalis Family: Fabaceae Origin: The natural area of distribution is in Asia, Europe and North Africa. As an ornamental plant, Galega officinalis also reached other […]

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Fenugreek

Trigonella foenum-graecum Milled fenugreek seeds are an ingredient in some curry powder blends. Description Botanical name: Trigonella foenum-graecum Popular name(s): Fenugreek, Greek Clover, Greek Hay Family: Fabaceae Origin: The wild type is native to Eastern Europe and some Asian regions (source). As cultivated plants, fenugreek also reached other regions and became native there. Height: Trigonella […]

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Vicia hirsuta

Hairy Tare

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Caragana arborescens

Siberian Pea-Tree

Categories: Shrubs & Trees | Yellow & Orange Flowers |

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