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Most Important Plant Families to Know
  Most Important Plant Families to Know June 23, 2012 5159
These are the most common plant families found in North America. Learning all of these families is easier than you think. You already know most of them by other names. All plant families end in ACEAE, pronounced "AH-SAY-AI" in Latin, and sometimes, "AH-SEE-AY" in English.

Aster / Daisy / Sunflower[[]]http://healthyhomegardening.com/Family_Pages.php?q=Asteraceae[[]]
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Most Important Plant Families to Know
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chipmunkridge
Wild Geranium
  Wild Geranium July 23, 2011 2701
Wild Geranium
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Geranium
  Geranium June 16, 2010 5445
Geranium
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Thunder
Thunder
Edible Flowers - Part 6
  Edible Flowers - Part 6 June 01, 2010 2054
Edible Flower Recipes
Okay…now that we looked at lots of edible flowers of all kinds….here are a few recipes to get you started! Enjoy…Bon Appétit

Crystallized/Candy Edible Flowers:
Candied flowers and petals can be used in a variety of imaginative ways - to decorate cakes large and small - all kinds of sweet things, such as ice cream, sherbet, crèmes and fruit salads, c
Edible Flowers - Part 6
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Thunder
Thunder
Edible Flowers – Part 2
  Edible Flowers – Part 2 May 30, 2010 5089
Flowers have held an eminent place in our art, religions, pharmacopoeia, and kitchens since ancient times. Tangled pea vines and primitive roses are depicted on Bronze Age artifacts. Mustard flowers were included in Roman love potions for their aphrodisiac powers.
The Renaissance cook did not confine flowers to vases. In the fourteenth century, peony roots were deemed a food fit exclusively for
Edible Flowers – Part 2
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Thunder
Thunder
Dovesfoot Cranesbill
  Dovesfoot Cranesbill May 30, 2010 4900
It is found by experience to be singularly good for wind cholic, as also to expel the stone and gravel in the kidneys. The decoction thereof in wine, is an excellent good cure for those that have inward wounds, hurts, or bruises, both to stay the bleeding, to dissolve and expel the congealed blood, and to heal the parts, as also to cleanse and heal outward sores, ulcers and fistulas; and for green Dovesfoot Cranesbill
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ngnzlz14
Geranium
  Geranium May 03, 2010 1277
Geranium
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Richardson Geranium
  Richardson Geranium July 22, 2009 4300
Richardson Geranium
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ladybug
ladybug
Wild Geranium
  Wild Geranium July 08, 2009 2173
Wild Geranium
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Sticky Purple Geranium, Meadow Cranesbill
  Sticky Purple Geranium, Meadow Cranesbill May 28, 2009 11073
Geranium pratense

The cultivar name of this hardy geranium is 'Gerwat', but it is sold under the trade designation Geranium Rozanne.


Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in summer, by seed, or by division in autumn or spring.

The name "cranesbill" derives from the appearance of the fruit capsule of some of the species. Species in the Geranium genus have a
Sticky Purple Geranium, Meadow Cranesbill
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DrPerry
DrPerry
Perennial of the Month - Geranium renardii 'Tcschelda' May/09
  Perennial of the Month - Geranium renardii 'Tcschelda' May/09 May 17, 2009 3858
Geranium renardii 'Tcschelda'

(ger-A-knee-um ree-NAR-dee-ii SHELL-dah)


Common name: Renard's crane's-bill

Family: geranium (Geraniaceae)

Height x width: 10-12" x 15"

Growth rate: moderate

Foliage: sage or gray-green, reniform (kidney-shaped), rugose hairy (felty), thick with pebbled surface and 5-7 shallow lobes, up to 3-
Perennial of the Month - Geranium renardii 'Tcschelda' May/09
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DrPerry
DrPerry
Perennial Geranium
  Perennial Geranium May 17, 2009 909
Young Perennial Plant

Habit: tree


"University of Vermont Extension"
Perennial Geranium
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Jorge2009
Jorge2009
Sticky Purple Geranium
  Sticky Purple Geranium May 14, 2009 3148
Sticky Purple Geranium
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Wild Blue Geranium
  Wild Blue Geranium May 14, 2009 4275
Maybe a Northern Geranium
Geranium erianthum
Wild Blue Geranium
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Purple Geranium
  Purple Geranium May 10, 2009 1927
Purple Geranium
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Blue Flax, Prairie Flax, Lewis Flax
  Blue Flax, Prairie Flax, Lewis Flax May 06, 2009 10586
The flowers are pale blue or lavender to white, 1.5–3 cm diameter, with five petals.
Related to Common Flax (L. usitatissimum), the bast fibre of which is used to produce linen and the seeds to produce linseed oil.

Wild Geranium Flower - Unknown
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Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order:
Blue Flax, Prairie Flax, Lewis Flax
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Purple Geranium
  Purple Geranium May 04, 2009 3088
Purple Geranium
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tobolonoble
tobolonoble
My Geranium Identification Pic
  My Geranium Identification Pic April 21, 2009 4051
I potted Geranium plant was given to me from a friend who could no longer have it when he moved. At first I was not too impressed, but over time the plant "grew" on me... ha ha.
I found this plant was quite an amazing plant... as it continues to flower over and over again with a brilliant red flower each time. I found to appreciate the stems, the leaves and their interesting sha
My Geranium Identification Pic
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gardengeek
gardengeek
Redstem Filaree
  Redstem Filaree April 17, 2009 12068
Erodium cicutarium, or Redstem Filaree is a herbaceous annual Weed.
Redstem Filaree is a member of the geranium family
It grows pretty little pink-purple flowers.
Food for the larvae of the Brown Argus butterfly.

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Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Redstem Filaree
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MrFlores
MrFlores
Common Mallow
  Common Mallow April 17, 2009 8974
This is a very common weed in North America. The leaves are clubbed, similar to a geranium. The flowers have five petals and are white with little stripes of pink or blue. The seeds clusters look similar to little round cheese blocks. These blocks separate like a pizza into individual seeds. These 'cheesies' as they are know by many, can be eaten while they are young and green, although they don't Common Mallow
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MrFlores
MrFlores
Geranium Fireball Candy
  Geranium Fireball Candy April 16, 2009 4042
Geranium Fireball Candy
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DrPerry
DrPerry
Cranesbill Perennial Geranium
  Cranesbill Perennial Geranium April 08, 2009 2809
(ger-A-nee-um)
Common name: Cranesbill Perennial Geranium

Family: Geraniaceae, Geranium

Height x width: 12-18 x 12-24"

Foliage: deeply cut, palmately 5-lobed, to 6" across although generally less, chocolate, main attraction of this plant

Flowers: lavender, saucer-shaped, upward-facing, to 1.5in. across in spring (south) to early summer (north) with
Cranesbill Perennial Geranium
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DrPerry
DrPerry
Variegated Jacob's Ladder - Perennial of the Month-- March 2009
  Variegated Jacob's Ladder - Perennial of the Month-- March 2009 April 06, 2009 4354
Family: Polemoniaceae, Jacob's ladder
Height x width: 12-24" x 12-18"

Growth rate, habit: medium, upright

Foliage: green with white margins tinged pink, unique for species, compound with 7-15 leaflets each about one-inch long; leaflets arranged ladder-like along long (3-7in.) leaves, hence the common name

Flowers: pale lavender-blue with white stamens, 3/4-in
Variegated Jacob's Ladder - Perennial of the Month-- March 2009
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DrPerry
DrPerry
Get a Head Start on Your Summer Flower Garden
  Get a Head Start on Your Summer Flower Garden April 04, 2009 1127
Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor

For a successful summer flower garden, "plan before you plant" should be your motto. Take advantage of this lull before outdoor planting time to map out your garden and determine what plants you need to buy.
Planning before you purchase is particularly important when flower bulbs and annuals will be
Get a Head Start on Your Summer Flower Garden
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Jenny_Smith
Sticky Purple Geranium Flower
  Sticky Purple Geranium Flower March 20, 2009 5224
Albion Basin Purple Wild Flowers
Sticky Purple Geranium Flower
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fadinha_green
Red Ixora Flower
  Red Ixora Flower March 16, 2009 5015

Ixora is a genus from the family Rubiaceae, consisting of tropical evergreens and shrubs. Though native to tropical areas in Asia, especially India, ixora now grows commonly in tropical climates in the USA, such as Florida. Ixora is also commonly known as West Indian Jasmine. Other common names include: rangan, kheme, ponna, chann tanea, techi, pan, santan, jarum-jarum, Jungle flame, Jungl
Red Ixora Flower

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