Taraxacum officinale

Taraxacum officinale, COMPOSITAE family 1. Habitat- well drained forest hillside with alder, fireweed, grass, wild geranium and Rosa acicularis. 2. Leaves, basal rosette of long toothed leaves. 3. Flowers, solitary. 4. Compound florets. 5. Fruits, achene. 6. Petals, single petal and stamen per floret. 7. Sepals, 11 deeply bisected. 8. …


This flower is a night shade and if from the subfamily Solanoideae, it is a sister plant to Nicotianoideae. This was a plant that sprung up and grows wild on my property in California. As you can see the leaves are all very similar in shape and the flowers are unique in the fact that they sprout as one pedal in a solid umbrella fashion. There are 5 points on the septal


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Rosa acicularis dissection 2/4

Rosa acicularis, family ROSACEAE 1. Habitat- well drained hillside with alder, birch, wild geranium, and high bush cranberries. 2. Leaves, odd pinnate with simply serrate leaflets. 3. Inflorescence- flowers solitary 4. Flowers, perfect, actinomorphic, 5-merous. 5. Fruits- none present. 6. Five petals. 7. Five sepals. 8. Many stamen. 9. Indehiscent …

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Cornus Canadensis (Canadian Bunchberry) Family: Cornaceae Habitat: Leaves:   Overview (6 whorled leaves): Flowers: Petals: Center of flower (within are individual flowers with pedicels, pistils, and stamens): Pistils: Stamens from a single pistil: