Scientific name - Eryngium campestre
Popular names - rostogol, scaiul dracului, Mezei iringo, Feld Monnstreu.
Distribution and Habitat - a species native to Central and S, V Asia, grows on rocky places, sandy in dry meadows and pastures, along roads.
Description - Perennial species, rhizome fusiform. Stems branched, forming a globular bush, glauca, 30-50 cm high. Leaves stiff, spiny, ribbed appearance on both sides, the basal long-petiolate, subtriunghiulare, dull bipenatifidate, needle, the stems sessile, auricula, amplexicaule. Flowers hermaphrodite, in capitule about 10-12 mm long, ovoid. consisting of 5-10 heads involucrul leaflets lanceolate, entire or with few teeth, 3-4 cm long. Trifid flowers bracts, 10-12 mm long. Calyx teeth lanceolate, subulat, 2 mm long, exceeding Petacles. Obcordiforme petals, inflexible, and narrow greenish white. Blooms in July-August. Fruit ellipsoidal, with scvame.
Curiosity - Erygium Eryngion derived from the Greek, the old name given by theophrasti.
In autumn, the stems are broken by the wind and carried long distances, hence the popular name of the chute.
Cosmos sulphureus - used as an ornamental species for borders or groups, in association with Asclepias curassavica, Coreopsis tinctoria, Oenothera fruticosa, Rudbeckia hirta, Salvia farinacea, Solidago canadensis, Tagetes erecta.
Leonotis Leonurus - a species native to southern Africa but cultivated throughout the world as ornamental species in parks and gardens.
Leonotis grecum derived from 'Leon' = lion, and 'Otis' = ear alluding to the shape of the corolla.
Pedicularis rostrata-capitata - grows on alpine and subalpine meadows, cave sites, 1800-2400 m altitude.
Pedicularis rostrata-capital belongs to the family Orobanchaceae, which contain parasites or semiparazite, with or without chlorophyll, leaf bracteiforme.
Belamcanda chinensis - perennial species, native to eastern Asia, cultivated as ornamental species for borders or rock garden.
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.
Corryocactus quadrangularis F. Ritter 1958
Acacia sieberiana - tree, 3-25 m tall, rounded crown. Increase in savannah, in semi-arid regions of Africa, from 0-1850 m altitude.
Haplophyllum patavinum belongs to the family Rutaceae, dedicated to the city of Padova (IT). Species by extinction due to habitat destruction, species protected by law (in Italy).
Dianthus carthusianorum - carnation field
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, simple or branched, 25-65 cm, glabra. Leaves opposite, lamina linear-spatulate, 3-13 cm, green edges glabrata. Blossom dense, 4-15 flowers; bractei lanceolata, equal to or greater than the calyx, herbaceous, 4-6 bracteole, brown, oblong-obovata. Pedicel 0.1-2 mm.