* A species of buckeye native to the Ohio Valley and Appalachian Mountains of the Eastern United States. * It has greenish yellow flowers in May and the dark green leaves turn yellow to pumpkin-orange in the fall.
It should be used with caution and only under the supervision of a qualified practitioner, this is a poisonous plant that, in excess, paralyzes the central nervous system, slows the heart and respiration, and lowers temperature, causing vertigo, delirium,...
Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 50
Common Name: Nightshade, Climbing Nightshade, Deadly Nightshade
Birds consume the dry fruit. It is not to be confused with its European relative Prunus laurocerasus, which is also called Cherry Laurel, though mainly known as English Laurel in the U.S. * A handsome, evergreen, ornamental and large hedge plant in southeastern...
The bark is both strong and flexible as well as being ornamental. It is sometimes used for furniture because it takes a high polish. Wood - close-grained, soft, brittle. The thin outer bark can be peeled off the tree in the same way as birch trees.
Good tree for beginners because the stems are flexible and responsive to shaping. Ligustrum vulgare are hardy plants and tolerate temperatures down to 20 degrees F. Plant indoors or out in full sun and shade in warmer climates.
* Quercus turbinella is a species of oak known by the common names Sonoran scrub oak and shrub live oak . It is most common in chaparral habitat in central Arizona , through the transition zone of the Mogollon Rim – White Mountains , but also southeast...
* The Interior Live Oak ( Quercus wislizeni ) is an evergeen oak , highly variable and often shrubby, found in areas of California in the United States . * It is a large shrub or tree growing to 22 m tall.
It is native across much of North America. Grows well in heavy clay soils. * An infusion of the leaves has been used as a wash for weak and inflamed eyes. An infusion of the root has been used to cleanse the afterbirth and aid in convalescence.
* Vaccinium arboreum ( Sparkleberry or Farkleberry ) is a species of Vaccinium native to the southeastern United States , from southern Virginia west to southeastern Missouri , and south to Florida and eastern Texas .
They are used like broccoli. They taste somewhat like peas. * The sprouted seeds can be eaten. * The unopened flower buds are eaten cooked. * Asclepias syriaca , commonly called Common Milkweed , Butterfly flower , Silkweed , Silky Swallow-wort , Virginia...
Caution is advised since this is a poisonous plant. They are taken both internally and externally in the treatment of syphilitic, cancerous and other foul ulcers. It is used in the treatment of rheumatism and skin eruptions.
Quantity: 0.21 lb
Common Name: Ground Virginsbower, Ground Clematis, Erect Clematis
It can be used to revegetate reclaimed land such as mine spoils. It tolerates acid soils and thin, infertile soils. * The grass is not considered a good forage for livestock because it is low in nutrients.
Too small for commercial exploitation, the wood is used locally for turnery, inlay work, woodenware etc. Wood - hard, heavy, strong, close grained. It weighs 46lb per cubic foot. * Ilex vomitoria ( Yaupon Holly , Yaupon , or Cassina ; the latter shared...
Thrives in deep rich soil, but also grows well on poorer sandy soils providing they are moist. On moist, rich soils. Rather slow to establish. It has a short ligule compared to other grasses, and is an important forage crop.
* The needles on bracted balsam grow around the branch giving a fuller bottle-brush look. * The bracts subtending seed scales are longer, visible on the closed cone. * The buds of bracted balsam break later in the spring allowing it to be grown in colder...
Location: Nova Scotia
Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
Crop Year: 2014
Botanical Name: Abies balsamea phanerolepis Nova Scotia
In fall the leaves turn red, orange, or yellow. The tree has 3/8" dark purple fruit. The deep pink to red 1 1/2" flowers are in clusters of 2-4 and the shiny dark green summer leaves turn bronze red fall color.
A decoction is used internally in the treatment of diarrhoea, malaria etc, and externally in the treatment of indolent sores and chronic skin disease. * Dark green leaves in summer; bright red quarter-inch fruit in fall and winter, very vivid and striking,...
If this does not happen, this species will regrow a shoot. * Myrica cerifera is a small tree or large shrub , and is adaptable to many habitats. However, this plant will not survive shoot destruction indefinitely.
It is an evergreen tree growing up to 15 metres tall. These can be removed by soaking the seed in water for a few days, changing the soak water regularly. The process can be speeded up by grinding the seed into a powder prior to soaking.
Ohio buckeye AEGL Summary Duration Perennial Growth Habit Tree Native Status L48 (N), CAN (N) Federal T/E Status National Wetland Indicator FACU, FAC+ Morphology/Physiology Active Growth Period Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate Bloat None...
Collection Locale: Genoa, NY
Common Name: Ohio Buckeye, Smooth Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye, American Buckeye
* It is largely confined to very infertile , excessively well-drained, sandy habitats where competition from larger-growing species is minimized by the harsh growing conditions, as in the Florida scrub .
* Prefers a rich moist soil with ample moisture in the summer. * Phlox paniculata (garden phlox or perennial phlox) is a species of flowering plant in the family Polemoniaceae, native to the eastern United States, but extensively cultivated as an ornamental...
The plant is used to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate the circulation in cancer of the alimentary system, blood and lungs. * Maclura tricuspidata is a tree native to East Asia , occasionally grown for its fruit , somewhat similar to that of the related...
Common Name: Silkworm Tree, Chinese Mulberry, Cudrang, Silkworm Thorn, Mandarin Melon Berry, Che, Storehousebush, Chinese Strawberry Tree
* One of the largest southwestern oaks, this handsome tree reaches its greatest size in canyons and other moist sites. * The acorns usually mature around fall. The amount of acorns produced can also vary year to year, one year there may be about 32,000...
Mice, voles, shrews, and chipmunks consumed an estimated 65 percent of a Douglas fir seed crop following dispersal in western Oregon. Glauca is the commonly cultivated variety of this tree for areas outside of the Pacific Northwest, and is clearly a better...