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Plants Project

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Alex Kleinfeld

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By Alex Kleinfeld,
Chris Lee,
and Joe Riebseschleger Plants Junipers are Coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressacea. Junipers can vary in size from tall trees, 20-40 meters tall, to low spreading shrubs with long trailing branches. Juniper The Raspberry plant is the edible fruit of a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus of the Rose Family. Raspberry plants are perrenial with woody stems Raspberry Plants Pea Plants Bluebells are perrenial plants and grows form a bulb. It is part of the Hyacintoide genus in the Asparagaeceae Family. They can grow their stems up to about 500 mm (20 cm). Bluebells Cattails are flowering plants.They are in the Typha Genus of the Typhaceae family. Cattails can grow up to about 30 cm (12 in) Cattails Goldenrods are part of the Solidago genus in the Asteraceae family. They can grow from 5 to 100 centimeters tall. Goldenrod Roses are woody perrenials of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae. There are over 100 different species of roses. Most species of roses can grow from about 5 to 15 centimeters long. Rose Water Lilys are flowering plants and they are part of the Nymphaeaceae family. there are over 70 species of Water lilys around the world and some of them are considered invasive. Water Lily African Violets are in the Saintpaulia genus within the Gesneriaceae family. There are about 6 to 20 species of African Violets. They can grow from about 6 to 15 cm tall. African Violet Daffodils are part of the Narcissus genus within the Amaryllidaceae family. There are about 20 to more than 60 defined species. Daffodil Indigos are part of the Indigofera genus within the Fabaceae family. There are about 700 species of Indigos. Indigos normally grow from about 2 to 15 cm long and some even become tall trees. Indigo American Winterberrys are part of the llex genus within the Aquifoliaceae family. American Winterberrys can grow from about 3 to 16 feet tall. American Winterberry The Olives are part of the genus Olea within the family Oleaceae. Olives only grow on Evergreen trees or shrubs. The trees rarely exceed growng 8 to 15 meters in height. Olive Tree Primroses are part of the genus primula within the family primulaceae. They are herbaceous perennial plants, only growing about 10 to 30 cm tall. Primrose Bell Pepper Plants are part of the Capsicum genus within the nightshade family Solanaceae. Bell Pepper Peppermints are part of the genus Mentha within the family Lamiaceae. Peppermints usually grow from about 30 to 90 cm. Peppermint Persian Violets are part of the genus Exacum within the family Gentiaceae. Persian Violet Lima bean plants are part of the Phaseolus genus within the family Fabaceae. Lima Bean Plant Strawberry plants are part of the genus Fragaria within the family Rosaceae. Strawberry Plant Blueberry Plants are perennial flowering plants. They are part of the genus Vaccinium within the family Ericaceae. They grow indigo-colored berries, which is how the plant got it's name. Blueberry Plant Green Bean plants are part of the genus Phaseolus within the family Fabaceae. Green Beans Cranberry plants are part of the genus Vaccinium within the family Ericaceae. Cranberry Plant Rosemaries are part of the genus Rosemarinus within the family Lamiaceae. Rosemary The Calla Lily is part of genus Zantedeschia within the family Araceae. Calla Lily Cauliflower is one f several vegetables in the species Brassica Oleracea within the family Brassicaceae. Cauliflower Broccoli is a plant in the species Brassica Oleracea within the Cabbage Family. Broccoli Lilacs are flowering plants in the genus Syringia within the family Oleaceae. Lilac Cosmos heve the same name as its genus, Cosmos. It is within the Asteraceae family. They are hebaceous perrenial plants growing about 10 inches to 6 ft 7. Cosmos Crocuses also have the same name as their genus, Crocus. They are within the Iris family Iridaceae. Crocuses usually grow from about 2 to 3 inches tall. Crocus Daisies are part of the Bellis genus within the family Asteraceae. They are herbaceous perennial plants produced on leafless stems growing about 10 to 15 cm tall. Daisy Bachelors Buttons Bachelors Buttons, or cornflower, are flowering plants in the Centaurea genus of the cyanus family Asteraceae. The Pea Plant is part of the pisum genus in the Fabacea Family. The average pea weighs between 0.1 and 0.36 grams. Abruses are part of the Pea family, and From the Genus Abreae.
Their highly toxic seeds are used mainly for Jewelry Abrus Abelias are yet another type of plant that have the same name as their genus, Abelia. They are within the family Caprifoliaceae. Abelias are popular garden shrubs, growing from about 1 to 1.8 meters tall. Abelia Allamanda is, again, another plant that has the same common name as its genus, Allamanda. They are within the family Apocynaceae. Allamandas may reach a free-standing height of 2 meters or more. Allamanda Ailanthuses are part of the Ailanthus genus and the Family Simaroubaceae. They can grow from about 25 to 45 Meters Tall. Ailanthus Acacius is from the genus Shrub and the family fabacaea
Their sap and leaves were historically used as a preservative or pharmaceutical. Acacius Akebia Also Known as the Llex Opaca,
the American Holly is from the Family Aquifoliacaea and Genus Llex. The Opaca is a Broadleaf Evergreen that grows 10 to 20 Meters Tall. American Holly Angelonia is in the Genus Angelonia and Family Scrophulariaceae(Try saying that 3 times!) The flowers ot the Angelonia plant are known for its appearance as a snapdragon. Angelonia Apium belongs to the Genus Apium and The Family of Apiceae. They grow up to 1 m high and have small white flowers. Apium The Azorian Bellflower is from the Genus Campanula And the Family Campanulaceae. It also bears fruit which contains many small seeds. Azorian Bellflower The Babboon Flower is in the Genus of Babiana and The Family of Iridaceae.
Their flowers are used mainly for ornamental reasons Baboon Flower The Bacopa plant belongs to the family Plantaginaceae and belongs to the Genus Bacopa. Their crushed leafs are said to have a lemon scent. Bacopa Belongs to the genus Ocimum and to the family Lamiaceae.
Basil is used in Food as an herb. Basil Belongs to the Genus Myrica and The Family of Miracaceae.
They are also known as the Candleberry, or Sweet gale. Bayberry Belongs to the Genus Beta and The family of Betoideae. The beet is commonly known as a vegetable. Beet Also known as indigo weed, It belongs to the genus Baptisia and the Family Fabaceae. Blue False Indigo Belongs to the Family of Papaveraceae and the genus Corydalis.
They are used for medicine, as they contain the alkaloid Bulbocapnine. Blue Corydalis Belongs to the Platycodon Genus and the family Campanulaceae. Their roots are used Extensively for medecine in Some Asian countries, such as Korea. Blue Wonder Bellflower Belongs to the family poaceae and the Genus Festuca.
It is also called the festuca glauca. Blue Fescue Belongs to the genus Chamaescilla and the Family lomandroideae.
Their seeds are known for having a shiny, glassy texture. Blue Stars belongs to the genus Erigeron and the Family o Asteraceae.
it is mainly cultivated for its daisy-like blooms. Mexican Daisy Belongs to the family family ruscaceae and the genus Beaucarnea.
typically grows from 15 to 20 ft. Bottle Ponytail Belongs to the Genus Brimeura and the family Asparagaceae.
They have narrow leaves and have flowers in spring. Belongs to the family Apiaceae and the genus Pimpinella.
The herb burnet is used in a sauce calles "green sauce" and includes parsley, chervil,chives,cress,sorrel, and borage. Burnet Belongs to the genus Bassia and the family Amaranthaceae.
Their seeds are used as a food garnish called tonburi, which is similar to caviar. Red Summer Cypress Belongs to the family Genus Canna and the family Cannaceae.
They have very attractive flowers. Canna Belongs to the Genus Halesia and the Family Styracaceae.
They grow from 5 to 20 meters tall. Carolina Silverbell Belongs to the Genus Nepeta and the family Lamiaceae.
It is also referred to as catnip. Catmint Belongs to the Genus Campanula and the Family Campanulaceae.
They grow up to 1.5 m tall. Chimney Bellflower Belongs to the Genus Citrullus and the Family Cucurbitaceae.
Cillitrullus lanatus is also the scientific name for watermelon. Citrullus Coleus Belongs to the genus achillea and the family Asteraceae.
THis plant can be used to fight soil erosion because of its good drought resistance. Common Yarrow Belongs to the genus Helianthus and the Family Asteraceae. The were brought from europe in the 16th century where sunflower oil was created.
Common Sunflower Belongs to the genus Coriaria and the Family Coriariaceae. Ther have shiny, black berry-like fruits that are poisonous Coriaria Belongs to genus Comprosma and Family Rubiodeae.
They are native to Hawaii, Nweguinea, and the islands of the pacific ocean. Coprosma Belongs to the Genus Heuchera and the family Saxifragaceae. It is called coral bells because of its terra cotta color.

Coralbells Belongs to the Genus Acalypha and the Family Acalyphinae. The are known for their fuzzy Flowers. Copperleaf Cowpea Cryptocereus The Cypress Spurge is in the spurge family, genus is
Euphorbia, and species is E. cyparissias.
It has flowerless stem branches containing latex.
Its height is 15–30 cm (8–16 in.). Cypress Spurge Dicliptera IT's in the dioscoreaceae family, genus is dioscorea,
and the species is D. macrostachya.
Named after the ancient Greek physician
and botanist Dioscorides. It's is 2-12 m or taller. Dioscorea It's from the family amaryllidaceae, genus is narcissus, and
species is N. alcaracensis. It is mostly a spring flower. Double Daffodils It's family is asparagaceae, genus is dracaena, and t's species is D. reflexa. It's also called the song of india. Dracaena It's from the fabeceae family, genus is cercis, and
species is C. canadensis. It typically grows to 6–9 m (20–30 ft) tall with a 8–10 m (26–33 ft) spread. Eastern Redbud It's from the asteraceae family, genus is leontopodium, and species is L. alpinum. It has leaves and flowers are covered with white hairs. Edelweiss It's from the bromeliaceae family, genus is cryptanthus, and species is C. bivittatus. Reaching a height of only 6 - 8 inches. Earth Star Its family is the Asteraceae, genus is Cichorium, and
species is C. endivia. Endive is rich in many vitamins and minerals. Endive It's family is Geraniaceae, genus is geranium, and
species is G. endressii. It's a hardy flower. Endress Cranesbill It's family is Brassicaceae, genus is eruca, and
species is E. staiva. It is an annual plant growing
20–100 centimetres (8–39 in) in height. Eruca It's family is Rutaceae, genus Tetradium, and
species is M. elleryana. A small to medium rainforest tree growing to 25 metres tall and a diameter of 60 cm. Evodia It's family is asteraceae, genus is euryops, and
species is E. mucosus. It is found only in Namibia. Euryops It's family is pinaceae, genus is larix, and
species is L. europaea. It's native to the mountains of central Europe, in the Alps and Carpathian Mountains. European Larch It's family is Gentianaceae, genus is exacum, and
species is E. caeruleum. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. Exacum It's family is Lardizabalaceae, genus is akebia, and
species is A. quinata. It grows to 10 metres or more in height and has compound leaves with five leaflets. Fiveleaf Akebia It's family is Linaceae, genus is Linum, and
species is L. unitatissimum. It grows to 1.2 m (3 ft 11 in) tall,
with slender stems. Flax It's family is saxifragaceae, genus is tiarella, and
species is T. cordifolia. It grows in most kinds of
soil and blooms from April to June. Foamflower It's family is asteraceae, genus is Erigeron, and
species is E. abajoensis. It is a short (5 to 25 cm tall)
perennial plant. Fleabane It's family is anacardiaceae, genus is rhus, and
species is R. aromatica. Fragrant sumac is a woody plant that can grow to around 2 meters tall. Fragrant Sumac It's family is Oleaceae, genus is fontanesia, and
species is F. philliraeoides. It is a deciduous shrub growing to 8 m tall. Fontanesia It's family is gentianaceae, genus is gentiana, and
species is G. setigera. This is a low perennial herb with stems running along the ground and reaching up to about
40 centimeters in length. Gentiana It's family is arecaceae, genus is gaussia, and
species is G. princeps. Gaussia trees are
8 metres (or more) tall with whitish stems
which are swollen at the
base and tapering above. Gaussia It's family is Onagraceae, genus is guara, and
species is G. sinuata. The leaves are 1 to 10 centimeters
long and are generally toothed along the edges. Gaura It's family is asteraceae, genus is gerbera, and
species is G. aberdarica. Gerbera is very popular and widely used as a decorative garden plant or as cut flowers. Gerbera It's family is Polemoniaceae, genus is gilia, and
species is G. achilleifolia. The plant is erect with long stems that bear bunches of funnel-shaped lavender flowers. Gilia It's family is araliaceae, genus is panax, and
species is G. quinquefolius. Ginseng is only found in the northern hemisphere. Ginseng It's family is amaryllidaceae, genus is galenthus, and
species is G. snowdrop. Snowdrops are sometimes confused with their relatives, snowflakes. Snowdrop It's family is Gesneriaceae, genus is gloxinia, and
species is G. perennis. The stem is erect, glabrous and reaches a height of about 60-120 cm. Gloxinia It's family is lamiaceae, genus is clerodendrum, and
species is C. trichotomum. It is a large shrub, growing 3–6 metres (10–20 ft) high, Glory Bower It's family is asteraceae, genus is chrysopsis, and
species is C. floridana. This is a short-lived perennial herb or subshrub growing 30 to 70 centimeters tall from a fibrous or rhizomatous root system. Golden Aster It's family is grossulariaceae, genus is Ribes, and
species is R. aureum. Ribe aureum is widely cultivated in average and cold temperate regions. It's family is fabaceae, genus is ulex, and
species is U. europaeus. It grows to 2–3 metres (7–10 ft) tall. Gorse Tulips are part of the genus Tulipa within the Lilaceae family. There are about 109 known species of tulips. Tulips can grow from about 15-45 cm tall. Tulips Cowpeas are from the fabaceae family, vigna unguicilata species, and vigna savi genus. Cowpea is important in multiple cropping systems which involve monocropping, relay cropping, and mixed intercropping. Bush heights can get from 24 in. to 36 in. and a vine height is 6 ft. to 12 ft. Cryptocereus is from the cactaceae family,
genus is cryptocerues,
and species is S. anthonyanus.
It is a fast growing plant. It's branches can be
1 m or more and 7-15 cm long. It is from the acanthaceae family, genus is dicliptera, and species is D. aripoensis.
Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds, hence the sometimes common name of hummingbird plant. It's height can be 1.5 ft. to 2 ft. The Akebia plant is in the Family of Lardizabalacaea and the Genus Akebia.
In Japan, their leaves are used to make tea. Brimeura Ribes Aureum Belongs to the Genus Solenostemon and The Family Lamiaceae. These plants are well knows for getting sick of plant related diseases, such as neurotic spot virus. good night
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