Scientific name - Menzies ferruginea Smith
Genus Menzies was dedicated to Archibald Menzies (1754-1842).
Synonyms - Menzies glabella
Popular names - Menzies, Huckleberry false, false azalea, azalea mock, rusty Menzies, skunkbrush, rustyleaf.
Distribution and Habitat - common shrub in the forests of Tsuga canadensis in North America.
Description - shrub 1-2 m tall, thin stalk, reddish brown, slightly pubescent, terminal buds in bouquets, bark red-brown to gray-brown, thin, becomes scaly. Leaves alternate, decidue, nervatiune pinnate, obovata-elliptic, 3-6 cm long, dark green on upper and pale green inside, margins entire or soirees. Flowers 0.5 cm, yellow to orange-pink, bell SEPA cilia, 0.7-0.8 cm Corola lungime, cylindrical-urceolate. Blooms in May-July. Fruit capsule Wood, glabra, 0.5-0.8 cm long.
Menzies ferruginea var. ferruginea
Menzies ferruginea var. glabella
Tolerances - shade, and temperatures up to (-20 ˚ C).
Requirements - grows well in humid summers and colder soils rich in humus, acid in partially-shaded exhibitions.
Propagation - by seeds in containers at 13 ˚ C spring or autumn cold greenhouse, germination takes place after 1-2 months. Seedlings, seedlings with 2-5 Semi prof lignificati Cmin June-July.
Diseases and pests --
Natural partners and Garden - Alnus Rubus, Blechnum angel, Clinton uniflora, Coptis laciniata, Cornus canadensis, Gaultheria shallon, Holodiscus discolor, Linnaea borealis, Polypodium Glycyrrhiza, Selaginella oregana, Streptopus roseus, Streptopus amplexifolius, Thuja envelope, Tsuga heterophylla, Vaccinium alaskaense.
Properties and Uses - The leaves are analgesic properties for the heart and stomach pains.
Daniel E. Moerman - Native American ethnobotany - Timber Press, 1998
James S. Fralish, Scott B. Franklin - Taxonomy and Ecology of Woody Plants in North American Forest - Wiley, 2002
Leroy Abrams - Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Stanford University Press, 1951
Les Viereck - Alaska Trees and Shrubs - University of Alaska Press, 2007
Ralph W. Young - Wetland Indicators - CRC, 1999
Trees and shrubs
Betula alba - species, ornamental, decorative crown shape and color of bark, in parks and gardens. The bark is rich in tannins, is used in cosmetics.
Cassia angustifolia - ornamental shrub, belongs to the family Fabaceae, native of northern Africa.
Calycanthus floridus L.
Shrub 1.8-4 m tall, multiple stems, erect, clocks the fruit. Buds small, round, naked, brown-pubescent. Scaorta smooth lenticele, by burning aromatic, dark gray-brown. Leaves opposite, decidue, simple ovata to elliptic, entire, aromatic if they are broken, shiny, dense tomentoase inside, spring green, autumn is yellow or yellow-versa.
Morinda citrifolia - originally from Queensland, Australia. The fruit is edible, from seeds to obtain oil insect repellent.
Fraxinus excelsior - Ash
Deciduu tree, 30-40 m high, stem right, branched at the top, crown ovoid, large and rare. A young bark is smooth, light gray green and mature forms at the thick crust with a small crack, dark color. Lujerii round, flattened at the bud, glabra, green-olive trees, with dark buds.
Cyphomandra betacea - small tree, native of Peru and Chile, in tropical forests, at 700-2000 m altitude. It is grown in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela and New Zealand for its edible fruit, or ornamental tree. Fruits can be eaten cooked or raw in salads and desserts. It is shown that the seeds and skin to be removed. Fruits contain protein, vitamin C and E, vitamin A.
Bush deciduu, wood. Iregulata crown, branches couples glabra, 4-5 m high. Leaves alternate, simple, rough, 12 x 2-4 cm long, the upper part at first is tomentoasa then becomes glabra, opaque green, the underside is silver viloasa easy.
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.
Verbascum blattaria - Herbaceous biennial, glabra bottom of the stem and glandular hairs towards the top, grows spontaneously in the desert and the hot side of cultivated fields, rivers and channels, up to 800 m altitude.