Scientific Name - Papaver aurantiacum
Synonyms - Papaver pyrenaicum, Argemone pyrenaica.
Popular names - papavero dorato, pavot des Alpes rhetiques.
Distribution and Habitat - grows on limestone debris and rocky places in alpine and subalpine region.
Description - Perennial species, rhizome short, covered with leaf debris from last year. Leaves in basal rosette, thirsty, hairy, petiole 2-7 cm long, simply pinnate lamina parts, rarely bipennated parties. Strains numerous cespitoase, scapiforme, erect, 5-20 cm, hairy joined thirsty. Nutante before blooming flowers, and erect, 4-5 cm in diameter. Sepals 2, obsolete, thirsty furry. Petals 4, yellow opposite. Yellow stamens filiform filaments. Blooms in July and August. Obovata fruit capsule, about 1 cm long, longitudinal ribs, rigid and often hairy.
Curiosity - the genus name Papaver, derived from celticul 'papa' = baby food, because food is mixed with the juice of the poppy to sleep.
pictures were made on Mount Faverghera in northern Italy.
Gentiana verna L.
Gentiana verna - a species native to southern central Europe, Russia, England and Ireland, increasing the Alpine and subalpine meadows, wetlands, from 400 to 2600 m altitude.
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.
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.
Galanthus nivalis L.
Bulbous perennial species with herbaceous matter, erect, bulb ovoid, dark brown tunic, 1.5 x 2.4 cm. Leaves basal, 20 cm long, linear-lanceolata, rounded at the top. Flowers generally solitary, clocks, accompanied by a shoulder 3-4 cm long, 3 tepale flower is composed of external and internal 3 tepale erection of about 1cm, biloba, white with green spots
Reseda phyteuma - annual or perennial grass, native to southern Europe and southwest Asia, North Africa, it grows on basic soils, grassy edges of roads, from 0 to 1900 m altitude.
Linum viscosum - increases in floor and alpine mountain in southern Europe, from Iberia to the Balkans, the arid grasslands and bushes, the limestone bedrock, from plain to 1600 m altitude.
African Sparmannia - shrub or small tree, native of southern Africa, as a species grown across the globe or outdoor ornamental pot.
Sanguisorba officinalis - sangereasa
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, branched, galbra, 30-100 cm tall. Imparipenat-compound leaves, 20 - 40 cm long, 5-15 folio oval, irregularly toothed edge. Flowers hermaphrodite in capital combined terminal, brown or black-purple, 2-3 bracteole, Receptacle deeply concave; 4 SEPA, 4 stamens (rarely 2).