Scientific Name - Daphne mezereum L.
Popular names - liliac de padure, tulchina, piperul lupului, daphne, fior di stecco, spurge Laurel, Mezereon, Dwarf Bay.
Distribution and Habitat - a native of Europe and western Asia, growing on calcareous soils.
Description - deciduu shrub, 0.3-1 m tall, erect or ascending branches, gray-brown, shaggy lujerii youngsters. Leaves 30-80 x 8-25 mm, oblong-lanceolate, glabra, or hair. Pink-purple flowers, very fragrant, appearing before the leaves, 2-4 in the arm bouquets of foliage, superior ovary, sepals Vilo upside down, inside glabrata, ovary superior. Blooms in February-May. Drupa fruit, red, monosperma. 2n = 18
Growth rate - slow.
Requirements - fertile soil, well-drained, sunny or partially-shaded exhibitions.
Properties and Uses - cultivated as an ornamental shrub.
Withriozitati - Daphne genus all species are toxic. Contact with fruit juice, resin and skin irritation.
Trees and shrubs
Helianthemum nummularium - Rock Rose
Scientific name, Helianthemum numularium, derived from the Greek Helios = sun and the Latin word indicating the currency, numumus = currency, because the flowers that sparkle in sunlight like a golden coin.
Diospyros kaki L. - Khaki
Monoecious tree, 6-12 m high. Trunk erect, conical crown, brown bark is exfoliating in small plates. Leaves fell, coriacee, alternate, language oval-elliptic, margin entire, top acuminata, the attenuated, shiny green on top and pubescent towards the bottom, 7-20 x 4.10 cm, petiole 1-1.5 cm long.
Capparis spinosa L. - caper
Undergrowth, with root wood and lignificate stems at the base, erect in the basal portions. Leaves alternate, two stipele turned into thorns, persistent or obsolete, short stalks, oval or subrotund language, edge entire, flashy, green-glauca. Flowers solitary, peduncle long in upper leaf axilla; calyx of 4 sepa green, Corola of 4 white petals, stamens many red-purple color.
Prunus serotina - a native of North America, grows on the edge of forests on sandy soils and poor.
Herbaceous perennial, fleshy rhizome. Flexible stem, erect to decumbenta, ribbed, light purple, 8-20 cm high. Leaves petiolate, green-glauca, glabra, 5-10 cm long, leaf-ovat basal orbiculare or reniforme; caulinare lanceolata-spatulate leaves, base cuneata, top acute, edge teeth caulinare upper leaves are elliptical, bracteiforme.
Originally from Europe and western Asia, growing on wet soils and peat, from plain to 1800 m altitude.
Epilobium dodonaei - spcie originated in Europe and the Caucasus, increases debris, calcareous rocks, up to 1700 m altitude.
Ajuga chamaepitys - herbaceous annual Euro-Mediterranean, grows around the Mediterranean, in warm and dry, up to 1500 m altitude.