Scientific Name - Antennaria dioica (L.) Gaertner
Popular names - Sempiterni di Montagna, pied di gatto, bambagia selvatica, stoloniferous pussytoes.
Distribution and Habitat - grows on acidic soils, deciduous and coniferous forests, subalpine and alpine meadows, 100 - 2300 meters altitude.
Description - perennial species, horizontal rhizome runners from 2-10 cm. Ends with an erect stem branched corymb. Basal leaves spatulate, 3-5 x 20-40 mm mucronat top. Capitulum inflorescence 5 x 7 mm, one 2-10, white or pink scvame female inflorescences. Blooms in June-August. Fruit achenes 1 mm white doll.
Growth rate - moderate.
Requirements - exhibitions sunny well-drained soils.
Propagation - by dividing rhizomes, early spring. The seeds on sandy substrate, in early spring. </ P>
Properties and Uses - plant contains tannins and resin.
Lychnis coronaria - the king's beard, flower wedding
Herbaceous biennial. Stem erect, silvery-pubescent, simple or branched, 30-80 cm high. Basal leaves are petiolate, oblong-lanceolata, spatulate, 5-10 cm x 10-25 mm, margins entire, top acute, the caulinare are Sesi, oblong-ovata, Hirsute, 5.12 cm long. Blossom panic terminal peduncle 10 cm long
Convolvulus althaeoides - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Mediterranean basin, growing in dry places, on the streets.
Tribulus terrestris - the old woman's teeth
Herbaceous annual, prostrata, with branches 80 cm long. Paripenat-compound leaves, 4-8 folio, oblong folio, 4.12 x 4 mm. Sepa 2-4 mm long. Petals 3.6 mm long. Stigma pyramidal-elongated. Blooms in May-September.
Cyclamen persicum is a tuberous perennial species, originated in Persia. Cordiforme leaves, 2-14 cm long, dark green, mottled with silver, long petiole. Flowers axillary, solitary, 5 petals ciclamen reflected color, red, white, purple, floral stem of 5-15 cm tall, blooming from late winter to early spring. Fruit capsule.
A new species of Pastinaca L. in Turkey
Gentiana lutea - mountain species, native to southern Europe, grows on limestone bedrock, on pastures rich in organic matter, from 1000 to 2200 m altitude.
Geranium argenteum - herbaceous perennial, grows in the Alps, the limestone rocks in central and northern Italy until SE France, from 1600-2100 m altitude. Rare species.
Alnus cordata - alder of Corsica
Alnus cordata is a deciduuous tree, native to Italy and Corsica, occurs naturally in poorly drained soils, in semi-shade. The plant can tolerate maritime exposure, dry conditions as well as a dusty atmosphere. Is cultivated as ornamental trees in gardens and parks.