Scientific Name – Thlaspi montanum L.
Common name(s) – erba storna montanum, wild candytuft.
Distribution and Habitat – Native to Central Europe, on rocky slopes.
Description – perennial. Stems erect, 10-20 cm tall, glabrous, glaucous. Basal leaves numerous, greenish, oval to oblong, with an entire or sparsely dentate margin; blade 0.5-2 cm long; petiole 1-2 times as long as the blade. Caluline leaves 0.5-2 cm long, sessile, auriculate, greenish or purplish, entire or dentate margin, obtuse to acute apex. Sepals greenish to purplish, 2-2.5 mm long; petals white to purplish-pink, spatulate; anthers yellow, rarely white to purple. Infrutescens 2-8 cm long. Fruit silique, obovate to obcordate, truncate or emarginated at the apex, greenish to purplish, 5-8 mm long; styles 1-2 mm long. Seeds elliptic, flattish, 1.6 x 1.4 mm, smooth, yellowish to dark-brown, 2n = 28
Thlaspi montanum var. fendleri – petals 7-13 mm long, pinkish; siliques 8-12 mm long; infrutescens compact. Blooms in February-August.
Thlaspi montanum var. montanum – petals 4-7 mm long, white; siliques 5-8 mm long.
Thlaspi montanum var. siskiyouense – petioles of basal leaves 2-4 times longer than the blades; stems and siliques mostly purplish.
Curiosity – Thlaspi montanum var. siskiyouense is a serpentine endemic from southwestern Oregon.
Anchusa italica Retz. - Ox tongue, large miruta
Anchusa italica species is a perennial or biennial, erect stem, up to 150 cm high, much branched, rarely simple, hispida. Originally from the Mediterranean.
Saxifraga squarrosa - endemic sub-species of sub-Eastern Alps, grows on limestone rocks and debris, from 1200 m to 2500 m altitude.
Pelargonium australe - Muscat
Herbaceous perennial, 50 cm high, sparsely hairy, stems covered with non-glandular hairs. Leaves opposite, lamina ovata, ± circular, 2-9 cm long, 2-8 cm wide, 5-7 lobes, lobes Curl crenata edge, pubescent or ± glabra, 13 cm long stalks. Flowers arranged in umbele, 4.12 flowers pedunculate, 3.10 cm long, pedicel 1-2 cm long. Calyx lobes are 4.7 mm long, 1-6-8 SEPA, 8 mm long.
Lychnis flos-cuckoo - cuckoo flower
Lychnis flos-cuckoo - perennial species, native to Europe, Siberia and the Caucasus, grows spontaneously in grassy places, wet the edge of ponds, through meadows and wet meadows, from 0 to 1600 m altitude.
Herbaceous annual or perennial. Strain decumbenta - upward, often is wood based. Leaves alternate, entire or pinnate-sectors. Capital solitary and axillary. Involucre with bractei placed on 2-3 lines. Flowers tubular, orange. Ligula sterile flowers, yellow-orange, top with 4 teeth. Receptacle convex or flat. Acorn obovoide, densely-hairy.
Succulent perennial. Short stem with a rosette of leaves at the base. The leaves are 5-7.5 cm long, obovata-spatulate, concave, tomentoase. Blossom side, 20-30 cm long, flowers campanulata, yellow-orange, 5 SEPA, 5 petals, 10 stamens.
Buphthalmum salicifolium - herbaceous plant, perennial. Originally from the Balkans and Eastern Alps, growing limestone land in arid forests, wet meadows and sunny, from 200 to 2100 m altitude.
Canarina canariensis - herbaceous, commutes glaucescenta. Endemic from the Canary Islands, Tenerife, grows at the edge of forests, from 300 to 1000 m altitude.