Scientific name - Caragana arborescens Lam.
Synonyms - Caragana Caragana Karst.
Popular names - Caragana, Siberian Peashrub, Gi Jin Er.
Distribution and Habitat - originating from Siberia, growing close to rivers.
Description - deciduu shrub, 2-5 m high. Bark gray young branches are yellow-green. Leaves alternate; paripenat-compound, 4-6 pairs of folio oval-elliptic, 10-35 mm long, dark green in summer and autumn yellow, 5-10 cm long; spinescente Stipe. Flowers solitary, Corola yellow, 20-25 mm long, increase the armpit leaves, blooming from May to June. Fruit pods, yellow-brown becoming gray-brown, smooth, develop in the June-July. Seeds reniforme, elliptical to ovoid, rounded top and bottom, 4.4 x 2.8 mm, surface smooth, glossy, red-brown. 2n = 16
Growth rate - slowly.
Tolerant - frost, seceta, pollution and wind.
Requirements - grows on any soil, but to be well drained, sunny but rather exhibits and semiumbra tolerate.
Propagation - the seeds fall. The seeds must be stratified 15 days at 5 ͦ C.
Cultivars and varieties - 'Albescens',' Cuneifolia ',' Grandiflora ',' Lorbergii ',' Nana 'Pendula', 'serum', 'Walker'.
Properties and Uses - can be used in groups and protection curtains.
C. arborescens var. inermis - branches without thorns.
Because well-developed system radically, Cragana arborescens can be used for soil erosion control
Curiosity - in some parts of the USA is considered invasive species.
In Grand Bretagne was introduced in 1752.
In Korea is grown on small scale as plantof medicine for roots. In Canada and USA is planted in forest protection.
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Trees and shrubs
Evergreen ornamental plant of the Theaceae family, native from Eastern Asia, its origin is still controversial, being considered by some as species indigenous from Japonia and, by others, from China. It was introduced into Europe by the Portuguese in 1542 and soon spread to Spain, England, France and Italy; into United States at the beginning of the 18th century, and in Australia during the mid 19th century.
Morinda citrifolia - originally from Queensland, Australia. The fruit is edible, from seeds to obtain oil insect repellent.
Citrus - citrus
Bark smooth, thin, gray-brown to green. Most species have a single trunk, hardwood. Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit) has a thick trunk 0.5 - a, 75 m in diameter. Stalk young are edges, green. Stalk elderly are circular in section.
Alnus incana (L.) Moench - white alder
Mano tree or shrub that can reach 20 m, with stem often crooked, crown with branches thick, upward, lush foliage, lujerii in young gray, pubescent. Bark smooth, shiny, whitish gray, the old copies, to the base with shallow cracks. Wide elliptical leaves up to ovata, by 4.10 cm long, 4-6 cm wide, rounded to the double needle and lobe, pointed, gray green face, white inside gray, furry, ready alternative.
Epilobium dodonaei - spcie originated in Europe and the Caucasus, increases debris, calcareous rocks, up to 1700 m altitude.
Rhaponticum scariosum - Alpine endemic species, grows on mountain pastures from 750 to 2500 m altitude.
Cucumis sativus L. - cucumber
Herbaceous annual, monoecious, climbing, 1-4 m. Leaves alternate, palmate-lobate, lobes acute and angulosi-toothed, 7-20 x 7-15 cm, scabrous, 5-20 cm long stalks. Flowers unisexuat-mono, pentamere, calyx Vilos, 5 sepa narrow-triangular, 0.5-1 cm long; Corola campanulata, yellow-gold petals 2 cm long