Scientific name - Aster amellus
Popular names - Aster di Virgilio, amello, Italian Aster.
Distribution and Habitat - a species native to Europe and Asia, common in the collinear, dry and sunny at the edge boschetelor grows on limestone bedrock, from 0 to 800 m altitude.
Description - Perennial species, 20-50 cm tall, pubescent. Rhizome brown, obliquely. Stems erect, branched, cylindrical, slightly ribbed. Basal leaves ovate-elliptic, with petiole 2-3 cm, sessile leaves and stems more than to the top. Ends with 2-6 capitule strain of 2.5-4 cm diameter, peduncle 5-10 mm; involucre conical scvame obcuneate, top round and patents. Ligulate flowers 18-21, violet, yellow tubular flowers. Blooms in July-September. Fruit achenes hispida, 2.5 mm 4 mm whitish doll.
Places where the species was seen - on Mount Grappa, itSeptember 1, at 750 m altitude rate.
Cirsium heterophyllum - originating in Europe - Siberia, growing on peat bogs, on wet meadows, along rivers, on the edge of forests at 800-2100 m altitude.
Physalis alkekengi - ripe fruits are edible, are rich in Vitamin C and has diuretic and laxative properties.
Campanula glomerata species native to Europe, growing in arid environments, pastures and forest edges, 0-1500 m altitude. Seen as ornamental species, ideal for who wants to create a wild flower garden.
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus L.
Herbaceous perennial, growing in groups, rhizomes and tuberous roots spindle. Strain 1-1,3 m, erect, slightly branched. Leaves 30-90 x 1.0-2.5 cm, green, linear, top acute. Blossom terminal cimoasa with flowers 6.12. Tepalele 7.10 x 2-3 cm, yellow lemons, outer tepalele have about 1.5 cm wide, the inner ones were 2.5 cm wide, ovoid. Blooms in June-July.
Heliosperma pusillum - herbaceous perennial, native to southern Europe, grows on limestone ravines, from 1000 to 2500 m altitude.
Prunus serotina - a native of North America, grows on the edge of forests on sandy soils and poor.
Erinus alpinus L.
Herbaceous perennial, evergreen. Stem branched, forming bush, 5-15 cm high. Leaves spatulate, 4 cm long, needle tapered. Flowers purple, 1.25 cm diameter, arranged in raceme of 6 cm long. Seeds ellipsoidal, 0.6-0.8 x 0.35-0.45 mm supreafata glossy, dark brown.
Nepeta cataria has similar properties with valeriana, amaro-tonic and sedative antispasmotica.
Nepeta cataria var. citronelol citriodora contains more essential oil used as perfume industry.