Alyssum montanum

Alyssum montanum. A perennial gray-green perennial herb to 20 cm tall with highly branched stems. Leaves are small, oblong-lanceolate. The flowers are small, golden, fragrant, sweet-scented, with honey scent, clustered in elongated bunch on the tops of the stems. The fruit - small pods. It blooms in April-June.

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Melilotus dentatus (dentated melilot)

Melilotus dentatus (dentated melilot). A biennial herbaceous plant of the legume family. Stem is erect, branched, 30-90 cm tall. The leaves are trifoliate. Leaflets are finely toothed, the lower leaves - oblong-elliptical, the upper - oblong-linear. There are 18-40 pairs of lateral fibres on the leaves. Stipules of mid-stem leaves are dentate. Flowers are bisexual, zygomorphic, small, light yellow, in multiflorous axillary racemes. Fruit - a bean. It flowers in July - August.

Melilotus dentatus flowers

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Hyoscyamus niger (henbane)

Hyoscyamus niger (commonly known as henbane), also known as stinking nightshade or black henbane. The two-year herbaceous plant is 50-90 cm of height, with an unpleasant odor. Root is stalky, branched. Stem is erect, branched, glandular pubescence and gooey. Leaves are alternate, ovate, sinuate-pinnatifid, stalked, upper-sessile, enveloping the stem. Dirty-yellow flowers with purple fibres in wavy tendrils. Fruit - bilocular pyxidium, opening with lid. Seeds are numerous, dark brown or black. The plant in the first year gives only a rosette of leaves, stems grow in the second year. It blooms from June to September.

Hyoscyamus niger flowers

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Ledum palustre. Ericaceae family

Ledum palustre. Ericaceae family. In the Far East, 4 species of wild rosemary grows, but only one of them - Ledum palustre is officially recognized as a medicinal plant. It is an evergreen shrub, sometimes reaching a height of 120-125 cm. Numerous old branches are dark gray; the young shoots are covered with reddish-brown pubescence. The leaves are alternate with little wrapped down solid edge. Their shape varies from linear to oblong-elliptical. On top of the leaves are dark green, shiny, with small yellowish glandules, bottom - brown-felted. White flowers are collected in many-flowered umbellate inflorescence. It blooms in May and June, fruits ripen in July and August. Distributed in the Primorye and the Amur region, on the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk, Chukotka, Kamchatka, the Commander and the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin. It grows mainly on the moss bogs, usually forming thickets.

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Bergenia pacifica. The family of Saxifragaceae

Bergenia pacifica. The family of Saxifragaceae. A perennial herb with big thick leathery leaves, collected in the rosette. Leaves are elliptic, rounded on the apex, wedge-shaped at the base or obtuse. Their stalks are shorter than the leaf blades. By the fall, dark green leaf color changes to red. The floral stem is reddish, reaching of 30-45 cm in height, and sometimes on the stem develops a scale-like leaves. The stem ends with paniculate inflorescence, composed of semiumbels pink flowers that bloom in July.

Bergenia pacifica

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