* Requires a free-draining, light, sandy, acid soil with additional leafmould added. * The wood is heavy, close-grained, moderately hard, brittle, not strong. It burns with a clear, bright flame and is valued as a fuel.
Botanical Name: Cliftonia monophylla
Common Name: Buckwheat Tree, Buckwheat Brush, Titi, Black Tree, Ironwood
It typically occurs along streams in mountainous regions. * Shiny reddish-brown or dark brown bark; often of shrubby habit; native to Rocky Mountains * The buds and twigs are used as a flavouring in stews
Botanical Name: Betula occidentalis
Common Name: Red Birch, Water Birch, Western Red Birch
It prefers moist soil. * A deciduous Tree growing to 9 m (29ft 6in). * A small tree grown for its ornamental red new growth and its red and yellow fall color. It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September.
* A variable evergreen of upright, rounded habit, with 1/2" white flowers in small clusters; 1" green or red berries; likes moist soil, part shade; emerging leaves bronzy to reddish, later leathery, dark green; leaves to 4" x 1 1/2", turning bronzy-red...
* The Psoralea glandulosa, also called wallwa, culen or St. Augustine grass is a perennial plant belonging to the family of Fabaceae . This species contains essential oils , tannins , gums and resins .
* Shiny dark green, evergreen leaves; upright, rounded, densely branched; unique among hollies in that it often spreads by suckering; doesn't mind shade but prefers sun; Dirr recommends it for foundations, hedges, and accent plants, particularly the cultivars;...
* It is a high altitude mountain tree, growing at altitudes of 3,000-4,000 meters, often occupying the tree line . * Needles to 1" long, in 2 rows forming a trough; barrel-shaped cones, 4", dark violet-black.
It is waterproof, durable, tough and resinous[11, 61]. * White, gray, or brownish bark; wood used for pulp and plywood; native from Europe to Siberia. Only the outer bark is removed, this does not kill the tree.
* Pinus peuce ( Macedonian Pine ) is a species of pine native to the mountains of Macedonia , western Bulgaria , Albania , Montenegro , Kosovo , the extreme southwest of Serbia , and the extreme north of Greece , growing typically at (600-) 1,000-2,200...
* A climbing vine with small, greenish-white flowers in small loose clusters in axils of large leaves; each leafstalk attached just inside leaf's edge. It occurs in thickets, moist woods, and the banks of streams.
* Chamaecyparis obtusa (Japanese cypress, hinoki cypress or hinoki; Japanese: ? * A similar cypress found on Taiwan is treated by different botanists as either a variety of this species (as Chamaecyparis obtusa var.
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 146
Botanical Name: Chamaecyparis obtusa
Seeds Per Pound: 215,196
Common Name: Hinoki Cypress, Hinoki False Cypress, Japanese White Cedar
A great way to promote interest in science. * If the prey moves around in the trap, it tightens and digestion begins more quickly.Speed of closing can vary depending on the amount of humidity, light, size of prey, and general growing conditions.
* The native witchhazel can be grown as a large shrub or small tree and offers fantastic fall attributes. Tannins in the bark are believed to be responsible for its astringent are harvested in the spring and an infusion of the leaves is used to reduce...
Botanical Name: Hamamelis virginiana
Collection Locale: Pennsylvania
Height: 20 feet
Common Name: American Witchhazel, Witch Hazel, Common Witchhazel
* It is grown in plantations in Scotland and sold by the thousands throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. * Flowering in May, with seeds ripe form September to October * They often form forests of considerable extent at elevations of 1200 - 1800 metres.
* Because they tolerate very poor soils and also produce nitrogen nodules on their roots, alders are suitable for use in land reclamation schemes. Conservation Plant Characteristics Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn.
Likes plenty of moisture and a rich loamy slightly acid soil. Kaempferi; native to Korea, China, Central Asia, and Japan. Requires a lime-free soil. * Prefers a light well-drained soil and a sunny position.
This pine is a straight-growing, medium-sized species, attaining heights of 20-35 m. * Pinus glabra differs markedly from most other pines in that it does not occur in largely pure pine forests, but is typically found as scattered trees in moist woodland...
* A very ornamental plant. * Lobelia cardinalis ( Cardinal Flower ) is a species of Lobelia native to the Americas , from southeastern Canada south through the eastern and southwestern United States , Mexico and Central America to northern Colombia .
* A perennial with tubular reddish-purple flowers in small terminal clusters; native to Europe, North Africa, and Siberia. * Serratula tinctoria , commonly known as Saw-wort , is a species in the genus Serratula .