Scientific Name - Campanula glomerata L.
Popular Names - ravel.
Distribution and Habitat - native to Europe, arid environments, grassland and forest edges.
Description - herbaceous perennial, rhizome. Stem erect, slightly hairy or subglabru, simple. Lower leaves petiolate, oblong-lanceolate-spatulate, 1.5-4 x 3-12 cm, serrated edge, the truncated or slightly cordiforma, upper leaves alternate, triangular-cordiforme, 10-15 x 30-50 mm amplexicaule. Inflorescences terminal, blue-purple flower, calyx tube 5 mm, triangular-acute lobes 1.5-2 x 5.5-6 mm tube Corola 8-10 lobes 9-12 mm x 4 mm. Blooms in June-September. Fruit capsule. Seeds oblong-ellipsoid, lenticular, 1.3-1.6 x 0.6-0.8 mm, dark brown surface, 2n = 30
Requirements - well-drained soils and sunny or semi-shady exhibitions.
The pictures were takenMount Faverghera (IT) at 0-1500 m altitude.
Herbaceous perennial calcifuga, dioica, 30 cm high, caespitosa, densely pubescent. Prostrata strain or upward. Leaves acute seriacee with obvious central rib, lower leaves 9 x 1.5 cm subspatulate to oblong-lanceolata, ribbed, those of the middle stem is elliptical to oblong-lanceolata, united at the base.
Tulipa acuminata Vahl - The name of this species was introduced in 1813, when Martin Vahl, a professor of botany, including the list of plants grown in the Botanical Garden of Copenhagen.
Tulipa acuminata can grow to 40-50 cm high, leaves lanceolata, glauca. Flower solitary; tepale linear-lanceolata, acuminata; tepala is greater than 13 cm long.
Stachys Byzantine - perennial species, native to southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia, grows on dry slopes at the edge of forests, up to 2000 m altitude.
Centaurea uniflora subsp. nervosa
Centaurea uniflora subsp. nervosa - originally from Northern Apennines, the Alps, south-eastern Carpathians and the Balkans. Hemicriptofita species, grows on dry meadows and rocky, limestone, from 1100 up to 2600 m altitude.
Tithonia rotundifolia - annual species, native to Mexico and Central Aerica, cultivated as ornamental species.
Cassia angustifolia - ornamental shrub, belongs to the family Fabaceae, native of northern Africa.
Salix reticulata is a shrub alpine areas grows, from 1800-2700 m altitude in association with Silene acaulis and Dryas octopetala.
Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches
Native of the Mediterranean area, grows in gardens like ornamentals. Flower can be over 1.8 m tall, the purple-pink bracts contrasting with the white flowers. Prefer shelter and deep, moist soil.