10 examples of plants 1. C:onion S: Allium cepa CH: A bulbous plant (Allium cepa) cultivated worldwide as a vegetable.

The rounded edible bulb of this plant is composed of fleshy, tight, concentric leaf bases having a pungent odor and taste.

2. C: Basil S: Ocimum basilicum CH: Basil is culinary herb featured in many types of cuisine. The leaves may taste somewhat like anise, with a strong, pungent, often sweet smell.

1-) to 4±6 cm diameter. C: Alfalfa S: Malus domestica CH: Alfalfa is a small seeded crop. . orange. 4. often with maroon highlights. Most horticultural selections grow best in soil with good drainage. C: Marigold S: Asteraceae Calendula Tagetes CH: Tagetes species vary in size from 0.2 m tall. yellow. and white colors. forms a tough 'crown' at the top of the root system. In horticulture they tend to be planted as annuals. Blooms are naturally in golden. Tagetes grow well in almost any sort of soil. but after several months of establishment. and has a slowly-growing seedling. Floral heads are typically (0. although the perennial species are gaining popularity. This crown contains many shoot buds that enables alfalfa to re-grow many times after being grazed or harvested. Most species have pinnate green leaves. generally with both ray florets and disc florets.01-2.Depending on the species.3.

growing to 0. The leaves are ovate.5. C: Apricot S: Prunus armeniaca CH: It is a small tree. 5±9 cm long and 4±8 cm wide. The leaves are spirally arranged. C: wormwood S: Artemisia absinthium CH: It is a herbaceous. with a rounded base. perennial plant with fibrous roots. and bearing minute oil-producing glands. The fruit is a drupe similar to a small peach. The flowers are 2±4.5±2.5 cm diameter.5 cm diameter 6.5 m) tall. with five white to pinkish petals. spreading canopy. a pointed tip and a finely serrated margin. and silvery-green. covered with silky silvery-white trichomes. greenish-grey above and white below. branched. with a trunk up to 40 cm diameter and a dense. they are produced singly or in pairs in early spring before the leaves.2 m (rarely 1. grooved. 8±12 m tall. the basal leaves are up to 25 cm long .8-1. The stems are straight. 1.

7. composed of five leaflets (rarely three leaflets. C: Lady's Mantle S: Alchemilla mollis CH: an herbaceous perennial plant native to southern Europe and grown throughout the world as an ornamental garden plant. with a scalloped and serrated margin. The leaflets have a toothed margin. and range from 3 to 20 cm (rarely 30 cm) across. The species is often confused with Parthenocissus vitacea. reaching heights of 20 to 30 m in the wild. with leaves that are palmately veined. which has the same leaves. particularly on younger vines) joined from a central point on the leafstalk. C:Virginia Creeper S: Parthenocissus quinquefolia CH: It is a prolific climber. . but does not have the adhesive pads at the end of its tendrils 8. The leaves are palmately compound. It grows 30 to 45 cm (12 to 18 in) tall. It climbs smooth surfaces using small forked tendrils tipped with small strongly adhesive pads 5 mm in size.

C: Lily of the valley S: Convallaria majalis CH: An herbaceous perennial plant that forms extensive colonies by spreading underground stems called rhizomes. Over many years of growth.9±20 in) tall. The stems grow to 15 30 cm tall with one or two leaves 10 25 cm long. often forming extensive colonies.7 in) across. flowering is in late spring. 10. in mild winters in the Northern Hemisphere it is in early March. The flowers are white tepals (rarely pink). The fruit is a small orange-red berry 5 7 mm diameter that contains a few large whitish to brownish colored seeds that dry to a clear translucent round bead 1 3 mm wide . sheath-like basal multilobed leaf up to 12 centimetres (4. 5 10 mm diameter. bell-shaped.9. the branching rhizome can grow into a large colony. C:Bloodroot S: Sanguinaria canadensis CH: Sanguinaria canadensis. and sweetly scented. normally with one large. Bloodroot stores sap in an orange colored rhizome. These grow in the spring into new leafy shoots that still remain connected to the other shoots underground. bloodroot. is a variable species growing from 20± 50 centimetres (7. flowering stems have two leaves and a raceme of 5 15 flowers on the stem apex.that grows shallowly under or at the soil surface. New upright shoots are formed at the ends of stolons in summer these upright dormant stems are often called pips.

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