Scientific name - Stachys officinalis (L.) Trevisan
Synonyms - Concrete officinalis L., Stachys concrete.
Popular names - Concrete, concrete Erba, Bettona, concrete joint
Distribution and Habitat - a species native to Europe and the Caucasus, grass grows on soils, pastures arid and mountainous deciduous paduride collinear, from 0 to 1800 m altitude.
Description - herbaceous perennial, rizomatoasa. Stems erect, edges, 40-70 cm high. Leaves petiolate, sessile, basal leaves are long petiolate, ovate heart crenata deep toothed, leaves are sessile or short petiolate caulinare, pubescent variable. Flowers arranged in verticili shaped ear often. Calyx with 5 separate Campanula. Corolla 12-15 mm, pink or purple bilabiata with recurv tube, right upper lobe or recurv inward pubescent outside. Lower lobe is three-lobed, central lobe larger and toothed, Lateral lobes are rounded. Blooms in June and September. Poliachena fruit. 2n = 16
Curiosity - the generic name derives d ela Greek 'Stachys' = ear, referring to the arrangement of flowers on the stem.
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.
Salpichroa organifolia - perennial, rhizomatic and subfrutescenta. Hailing from South America, naturalized and naturalized French Atlantic coast, around the Mediterranean, Corsica and Spain wet substrates increases from 0 to 600 m altitude.
Antennaria dioica - perennial species, growing on acid soils, deciduous and coniferous forests, subalpine and alpine meadows, from 100-2300 (rare 3100).
Polemonium caeruleum - species used as ornamental plants in gardens with spontaneous or rock gardens. Are planted at 30 cm distance between plants.
Banksia ericifolia, originally from Australia, Blue Mountains. In 1992, Banksia ericifolia was chosen as the official emblem of Sydney.
Schinus molle - evergreen tree, 3-15 m tall. Originally from Argentina, Bolivia and Peru where it grows from 0 to 2400 m altitude. Cultivated soil erosion, but also as ornamental species, or bonsai.
Acer tataricum - tatarian maple
Acer tataricum - interest forest and ornamental tree grown in parks and gardens.It is used in dyeing natural fibers.
Indigofera jucunda - shrub or small tree, evergreen, native to the forests of Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, near rocks and rivers.