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
Ilex aquifolium is a shrub native to Britain, 8 meters high. Crown dense pyramid. Bark is smooth, gray, alternate leaves, coriacee, ovat-elliptical or pointed spinal rigid, acute, those tricky steps and with the lower branches of the PA wave the upper branches, evergreen, bright green, toxic.
Ziziphus jujuba Mill - jujuba
Deciduu tree, 5.12 m high. Stalk annually, thin, 2-3 mm diameter, pale green, glabra, geniculati. Leaves alternate, bright green, elliptical language-lanceolata, margine crenata, top obtuse or emarginat, the round or asymmetrical, 3-5 cm long; nervatiune arch, median rib and a pair of secondary ribs, pale green stalks, 5-7 mm .
Prunus serotina - a native of North America, grows on the edge of forests on sandy soils and poor.
Ribes uva-crispa - agris, grapes bear
Thorny shrub, 1 m high. Gray-brown bark is exfoliating. Rich stem branched divaricata. Branches long, thin, gray-brown with yellow top, pubescent glabrata in youth and adulthood. Leaves simple, cordiforme, 3-5 lobed, toothed, long stalks
Shrub 3 m high. Leaves disposed in each vertical 3 (4), the busiest peak, linear, 1.5 cm long, acuminata-mucronata, bright green top and white on the inside of the main rib prominent, margins Revol.
Aptenia cordifolia Schwantes
Aptenia cordifolia - Prostate species, evergreen, native to southern Africa. Leaves opposite, petiolate, ovat-cord, edge entire, 1-3 cm long. Flowers solitary, terminal or axillary, short pedunculate, 1 cm diameter, 4 sepa unequal petals united at the base, pink to purple, stamens numerous. Blooms in April-August. Fruit capsule, obconica, 4 valves, 1 cm long.
Angelica archangel L. - Root Holy Spirit
Angelica, Arcangel, Angelica di Bohemia, archangel, wild celery, wild parsnip, bai zhi, engelwortel, Angélique, Angelika, Brustwurz, Chora, padaganghwal, erva do Espirito Santo, djagill, anschelika, Epiritu raiz del Santo, the root of the Holy Spirit.
Banksia ericifolia, originally from Australia, Blue Mountains. In 1992, Banksia ericifolia was chosen as the official emblem of Sydney.