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Photos today are of Naranjilla, or Solanum quitoense. I think I like the evilness factor the best. Just look at those leaves! This plant is a new favorite. It’s just too cool not to be. Unfortunately, I haven’t had a chance to taste it yet, but it IS edible! If I were a plant, I’d […]Continue Reading →
Sanguinaria canadensis Random fun facts: – Sanguinaria means bloody. This name comes from the fact that all parts exude orange-red sap when injured or broken. – This flower is a member of the poppy family. The Specs: Family: Papaveraceae Genus: Sanguinaria Species: canadensis Common Name: Bloodroot Region of Origin/Nativity: North America Characteristics: This clump forming […]Continue Reading →
Thalictrum thalictroides Random fun facts: – The plants name is rather amusing to me. Thalictrum is simply the Greek word for this plant. But the species name, thalictroides, means that it resembles Thalictrum; which is its Genus name. So… what can we learn about the plant from its name? It looks like itself… The Specs: […]Continue Reading →