Plants whose roots, leaves, seeds, bark, or other constituent parts possess therapeutic, tonic, purgative, curative or other pharmacologic attributes, when administered to man or animals.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain galegine (GUANIDINES).
Non-native organisms brought into a region, habitat, or ECOSYSTEM by human activity.
Concentrated pharmaceutical preparations of plants obtained by removing active constituents with a suitable solvent, which is evaporated away, and adjusting the residue to a prescribed standard.
A plant species of the genus SOLANUM, family SOLANACEAE that contains steroidal glycosides.
PLANTS, or their progeny, whose GENOME has been altered by GENETIC ENGINEERING.
The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.
A plant growing in a location where it is not wanted, often competing with cultivated plants.
Perennial herb Symphytum officinale, in the family Boraginaceae, used topically for wound healing. It contains ALLANTOIN, carotene, essential oils (OILS, VOLATILE); GLYCOSIDES; mucilage, resin, SAPONINS; TANNINS; triterpenoids, VITAMIN B12, and ZINC. Comfrey also contains PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOIDS and is hepatotoxic if ingested.
A plant genus of the family POLYGONACEAE that is an ingredient of Shou-Wu-Pian, a Chinese herbal preparation (DRUGS, CHINESE HERBAL). The common name of black bindweed also refers to TAMUS or Fallopia (use POLYGONACEAE).
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain scandenolide (a sesquiterpene lactone) and germacranolides.
Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
A plant genus of the family GERANIACEAE. Geranium is also used as a common name for PELARGONIUM.
Proteins found in plants (flowers, herbs, shrubs, trees, etc.). The concept does not include proteins found in vegetables for which VEGETABLE PROTEINS is available.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The physiological processes, properties, and states characteristic of plants.
The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982; Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Multicellular, eukaryotic life forms of kingdom Plantae (sensu lato), comprising the VIRIDIPLANTAE; RHODOPHYTA; and GLAUCOPHYTA; all of which acquired chloroplasts by direct endosymbiosis of CYANOBACTERIA. They are characterized by a mainly photosynthetic mode of nutrition; essentially unlimited growth at localized regions of cell divisions (MERISTEMS); cellulose within cells providing rigidity; the absence of organs of locomotion; absence of nervous and sensory systems; and an alternation of haploid and diploid generations.
The functional hereditary units of PLANTS.
A large family of narrow-leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Food grains (EDIBLE GRAIN) come from members of this family. RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL can be induced by POLLEN of many of the grasses.
Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.
Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
New immature growth of a plant including stem, leaves, tips of branches, and SEEDLINGS.
Use of plants or herbs to treat diseases or to alleviate pain.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of plants.
Processes orchestrated or driven by a plethora of genes, plant hormones, and inherent biological timing mechanisms facilitated by secondary molecules, which result in the systematic transformation of plants and plant parts, from one stage of maturity to another.
The parts of plants, including SEEDS.
Plants or plant parts which are harmful to man or other animals.
Parts of plants that usually grow vertically upwards towards the light and support the leaves, buds, and reproductive structures. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
Basic functional unit of plants.
Material prepared from plants.
The study of the actions and properties of medicinal agents, often derived from PLANTS, indigenous to populations or ETHNIC GROUPS.
An organism of the vegetable kingdom suitable by nature for use as a food, especially by human beings. Not all parts of any given plant are edible but all parts of edible plants have been known to figure as raw or cooked food: leaves, roots, tubers, stems, seeds, buds, fruits, and flowers. The most commonly edible parts of plants are FRUIT, usually sweet, fleshy, and succulent. Most edible plants are commonly cultivated for their nutritional value and are referred to as VEGETABLES.
A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the African peoples. It includes treatment by medicinal plants and other materia medica as well as by the ministrations of diviners, medicine men, witch doctors, and sorcerers.
The genetic complement of a plant (PLANTS) as represented in its DNA.
A plant genus of the family BRASSICACEAE that contains ARABIDOPSIS PROTEINS and MADS DOMAIN PROTEINS. The species A. thaliana is used for experiments in classical plant genetics as well as molecular genetic studies in plant physiology, biochemistry, and development.
Members of the group of vascular plants which bear flowers. They are differentiated from GYMNOSPERMS by their production of seeds within a closed chamber (OVARY, PLANT). The Angiosperms division is composed of two classes, the monocotyledons (Liliopsida) and dicotyledons (Magnoliopsida). Angiosperms represent approximately 80% of all known living plants.
Any of the hormones produced naturally in plants and active in controlling growth and other functions. There are three primary classes: auxins, cytokinins, and gibberellins.
The traditional Hindu system of medicine which is based on customs, beliefs, and practices of the Hindu culture. Ayurveda means "the science of Life": veda - science, ayur - life.
A species of European freshwater LEECHES used for BLOODLETTING in ancient times and also for LEECHING in modern times.
Proteins that originate from plants species belonging to the genus ARABIDOPSIS. The most intensely studied species of Arabidopsis, Arabidopsis thaliana, is commonly used in laboratory experiments.
Chinese herbal or plant extracts which are used as drugs to treat diseases or promote general well-being. The concept does not include synthesized compounds manufactured in China.
A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. Members contain NICOTINE and other biologically active chemicals; its dried leaves are used for SMOKING.
The above-ground plant without the roots.
The inherent or induced capacity of plants to withstand or ward off biological attack by pathogens.
The study of medicines derived from botanical sources.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
The outer layer of the woody parts of plants.
Annelids of the class Hirudinea. Some species, the bloodsuckers, may become temporarily parasitic upon animals, including man. Medicinal leeches (HIRUDO MEDICINALIS) have been used therapeutically for drawing blood since ancient times.
A thin layer of cells forming the outer integument of seed plants and ferns. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
A large plant family of the order Asterales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. The family is also known as Compositae. Flower petals are joined near the base and stamens alternate with the corolla lobes. The common name of "daisy" refers to several genera of this family including Aster; CHRYSANTHEMUM; RUDBECKIA; TANACETUM.
The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.
The mint plant family. They are characteristically aromatic, and many of them are cultivated for their oils. Most have square stems, opposite leaves, and two-lipped, open-mouthed, tubular corollas (united petals), with five-lobed, bell-like calyxes (united sepals).
Closable openings in the epidermis of plants on the underside of leaves. They allow the exchange of gases between the internal tissues of the plant and the outside atmosphere.
The reproductive organs of plants.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
Historically, the treatment of disease by the administration of animal organs or their extracts (after Brown-Sequard). At present synthetic preparations substitute for the extracts of a gland. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
The large family of plants characterized by pods. Some are edible and some cause LATHYRISM or FAVISM and other forms of poisoning. Other species yield useful materials like gums from ACACIA and various LECTINS like PHYTOHEMAGGLUTININS from PHASEOLUS. Many of them harbor NITROGEN FIXATION bacteria on their roots. Many but not all species of "beans" belong to this family.
The spurge family of flowering plants, in the order Euphorbiales, contains some 7,500 species in 275 genera. The family consists of annual and perennial herbs and woody shrubs or trees.
Poisoning by the ingestion of plants or its leaves, berries, roots or stalks. The manifestations in both humans and animals vary in severity from mild to life threatening. In animals, especially domestic animals, it is usually the result of ingesting moldy or fermented forage.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the Chinese culture.
The loss of water vapor by plants to the atmosphere. It occurs mainly from the leaves through pores (stomata) whose primary function is gas exchange. The water is replaced by a continuous column of water moving upwards from the roots within the xylem vessels. (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
A plant species of the family SOLANACEAE, native of South America, widely cultivated for their edible, fleshy, usually red fruit.
Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.
Complex nucleoprotein structures which contain the genomic DNA and are part of the CELL NUCLEUS of PLANTS.
A localized proliferation of plant tissue forming a swelling or outgrowth, commonly with a characteristic shape and unlike any organ of the normal plant. Plant tumors or galls usually form in response to the action of a pathogen or a pest. (Holliday, P., A Dictionary of Plant Pathology, 1989, p330)
Medical practice or discipline that is based on the knowledge, cultures, and beliefs of the people in EAST ASIA.
An endosymbiont that is either a bacterium or fungus living part of its life in a plant. Endophytes can benefit host plants by preventing pathogenic organisms from colonizing them.
The act of feeding on plants by animals.
A plant family of the order Lamiales. It is characterized by simple leaves in opposite pairs, cystoliths (enlarged cells containing crystals of calcium carbonate), and bilaterally symmetrical and bisexual flowers that are usually crowded together. The common name for Ruellia of wild petunia is easily confused with PETUNIA.
A plant species of the family POACEAE. It is a tall grass grown for its EDIBLE GRAIN, corn, used as food and animal FODDER.
A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.
Very young plant after GERMINATION of SEEDS.
A monocot family within the order Liliales. This family is divided by some botanists into other families such as Convallariaceae, Hyacinthaceae and Amaryllidaceae. Amaryllidaceae, which have inferior ovaries, includes CRINUM; GALANTHUS; LYCORIS; and NARCISSUS and are known for AMARYLLIDACEAE ALKALOIDS.
Individuals classified according to their sex, racial origin, religion, common place of living, financial or social status, or some other cultural or behavioral attribute. (UMLS, 2003)
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
The relationship between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other or a relationship between different species where both of the organisms in question benefit from the presence of the other.
Units that convert some other form of energy into electrical energy.
Materials or substances used in the composition of traditional medical remedies. The use of this term in MeSH was formerly restricted to historical articles or those concerned with traditional medicine, but it can also refer to homeopathic remedies. Nosodes are specific types of homeopathic remedies prepared from causal agents or disease products.
Sugar-rich liquid produced in plant glands called nectaries. It is either produced in flowers or other plant structures, providing a source of attraction for pollinating insects and animals, as well as being a nutrient source to animal mutualists which provide protection of plants against herbivores.
A group of alicyclic hydrocarbons with the general formula R-C5H9.
The Madder plant family of the order Rubiales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida includes important medicinal plants that provide QUININE; IPECAC; and COFFEE. They have opposite leaves and interpetiolar stipules.
The location of the atoms, groups or ions relative to one another in a molecule, as well as the number, type and location of covalent bonds.
A plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE. Bahupatra (MEDICINE, AYURVEDIC) is prepared from this.
A large plant family in the order Apiales, also known as Umbelliferae. Most are aromatic herbs with alternate, feather-divided leaves that are sheathed at the base. The flowers often form a conspicuous flat-topped umbel. Each small individual flower is usually bisexual, with five sepals, five petals, and an enlarged disk at the base of the style. The fruits are ridged and are composed of two parts that split open at maturity.
Eighteen-carbon cyclopentyl polyunsaturated fatty acids derived from ALPHA-LINOLENIC ACID via an oxidative pathway analogous to the EICOSANOIDS in animals. Biosynthesis is inhibited by SALICYLATES. A key member, jasmonic acid of PLANTS, plays a similar role to ARACHIDONIC ACID in animals.
Oils derived from plants or plant products.
A mushroom, Ganoderma lucidum, of the POLYPORALES order of basidiomycetous fungi. It has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine in various forms.
The application of LEECHES to the body to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Such medicinal leeching, an ancient medical practice, is still being used in microsurgery and the treatment of venous congestion or occlusion.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
The dogbane family of the order Gentianales. Members of the family have milky, often poisonous juice, smooth-margined leaves, and flowers in clusters. Asclepiadacea (formerly the milkweed family) has been included since 1999 and before 1810.
The synthesis by organisms of organic chemical compounds, especially carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide using energy obtained from light rather than from the oxidation of chemical compounds. Photosynthesis comprises two separate processes: the light reactions and the dark reactions. In higher plants; GREEN ALGAE; and CYANOBACTERIA; NADPH and ATP formed by the light reactions drive the dark reactions which result in the fixation of carbon dioxide. (from Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2001)
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
A plant species of the genus SOLANUM, family SOLANACEAE. The starchy roots are used as food. SOLANINE is found in green parts.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A plant genus in the family CONVOLVULACEAE best known for morning glories (a common name also used with CONVOLVULUS) and sweet potato.
Protein or glycoprotein substances of plant origin that bind to sugar moieties in cell walls or membranes. Some carbohydrate-metabolizing proteins (ENZYMES) from PLANTS also bind to carbohydrates, however they are not considered lectins. Many plant lectins change the physiology of the membrane of BLOOD CELLS to cause agglutination, mitosis, or other biochemical changes. They may play a role in plant defense mechanisms.
Root-like underground horizontal stem of plants that produces shoots above and roots below. Distinguished from true roots which don't have buds and nodes. Similar to true roots in being underground and thickened by storage deposits.
Acetic acid derivatives of the heterocyclic compound indole. (Merck Index, 11th ed)
Physiological functions characteristic of plants.
Seedless nonflowering plants of the class Filicinae. They reproduce by spores that appear as dots on the underside of feathery fronds. In earlier classifications the Pteridophyta included the club mosses, horsetails, ferns, and various fossil groups. In more recent classifications, pteridophytes and spermatophytes (seed-bearing plants) are classified in the Subkingdom Tracheobionta (also known as Tracheophyta).
Benzene derivatives that include one or more hydroxyl groups attached to the ring structure.
Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.
Chemistry dealing with the composition and preparation of agents having PHARMACOLOGIC ACTIONS or diagnostic use.
A plant genus of the family Plantaginaceae. The small plants usually have a dense tuft of basal leaves and long, leafless stalks bearing a terminal spike of small flowers. The seeds, known as PSYLLIUM, swell in water and are used as laxatives. The leaves have been used medicinally.
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
A large plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE, order Euphorbiales, subclass Rosidae. They have a milky sap and a female flower consisting of a single pistil, surrounded by numerous male flowers of one stamen each. Euphorbia hirta is rarely called milkweed but that name is normally used for ASCLEPIAS.
Models used experimentally or theoretically to study molecular shape, electronic properties, or interactions; includes analogous molecules, computer-generated graphics, and mechanical structures.
A plant genus of the family ORCHIDACEAE that contains dihydroayapin (COUMARINS) and phenanthraquinones.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the Tibetan culture.
The dried seeds, bark, root, stems, buds, leaves, or fruit of aromatic plants used to season food.
The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.
A plant of the family APIACEAE which is the source of asiatic acid and asiaticoside. Centella asiatica (L.) Urb. = Hydrocotyle asiatica L. is known for effect on peripheral circulation.
A compound obtained from the bark of the white willow and wintergreen leaves. It has bacteriostatic, fungicidal, and keratolytic actions.
Knobbed structures formed from and attached to plant roots, especially of LEGUMES, which result from symbiotic infection by nitrogen fixing bacteria such as RHIZOBIUM or FRANKIA. Root nodules are structures related to MYCORRHIZAE formed by symbiotic associations with fungi.
Substances released by PLANTS such as PLANT GUMS and PLANT RESINS.
Symbiotic combination (dual organism) of the MYCELIUM of FUNGI with the roots of plants (PLANT ROOTS). The roots of almost all higher plants exhibit this mutually beneficial relationship, whereby the fungus supplies water and mineral salts to the plant, and the plant supplies CARBOHYDRATES to the fungus. There are two major types of mycorrhizae: ectomycorrhizae and endomycorrhizae.
Complex pharmaceutical substances, preparations, or matter derived from organisms usually obtained by biological methods or assay.
The mahogany plant family of the order Sapindales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida.
A series of actions, sometimes symbolic actions which may be associated with a behavior pattern, and are often indispensable to its performance.
An extensive order of basidiomycetous fungi whose fruiting bodies are commonly called mushrooms.
The mallow family of the order Malvales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. Members include GOSSYPIUM, okra (ABELMOSCHUS), HIBISCUS, and CACAO. The common names of hollyhock and mallow are used for several genera of Malvaceae.
Oils which evaporate readily. The volatile oils occur in aromatic plants, to which they give odor and other characteristics. Most volatile oils consist of a mixture of two or more TERPENES or of a mixture of an eleoptene (the more volatile constituent of a volatile oil) with a stearopten (the more solid constituent). The synonym essential oils refers to the essence of a plant, as its perfume or scent, and not to its indispensability.
Liquid chromatographic techniques which feature high inlet pressures, high sensitivity, and high speed.
The reproductive cells of plants.
Plant cell inclusion bodies that contain the photosynthetic pigment CHLOROPHYLL, which is associated with the membrane of THYLAKOIDS. Chloroplasts occur in cells of leaves and young stems of plants. They are also found in some forms of PHYTOPLANKTON such as HAPTOPHYTA; DINOFLAGELLATES; DIATOMS; and CRYPTOPHYTA.
Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.
The fertilizing element of plants that contains the male GAMETOPHYTES.
A group of phenyl benzopyrans named for having structures like FLAVONES.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE with strong-smelling foliage. It is a source of SANTONIN and other cytotoxic TERPENES.
A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. Members contain withanolides. Withania somnifera is the source of ashwagandha and aswal.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
The initial stages of the growth of SEEDS into a SEEDLINGS. The embryonic shoot (plumule) and embryonic PLANT ROOTS (radicle) emerge and grow upwards and downwards respectively. Food reserves for germination come from endosperm tissue within the seed and/or from the seed leaves (COTYLEDON). (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
A plant genus of the family Cruciferae. It contains many species and cultivars used as food including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, kale, collard greens, MUSTARD PLANT; (B. alba, B. junica, and B. nigra), turnips (BRASSICA NAPUS) and rapeseed (BRASSICA RAPA).
A plant family in the order Sapindales that grows in warmer regions and has conspicuous flowers.
Any compound that contains a constituent sugar, in which the hydroxyl group attached to the first carbon is substituted by an alcoholic, phenolic, or other group. They are named specifically for the sugar contained, such as glucoside (glucose), pentoside (pentose), fructoside (fructose), etc. Upon hydrolysis, a sugar and nonsugar component (aglycone) are formed. (From Dorland, 28th ed; From Miall's Dictionary of Chemistry, 5th ed)
The failure of PLANTS to complete fertilization and obtain seed (SEEDS) as a result of defective POLLEN or ovules, or other aberrations. (Dict. of Plant Genet. and Mol. Biol., 1998)
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A plant genus of the family RUTACEAE. Members contain quinoline alkaloids.
A type of glycoside widely distributed in plants. Each consists of a sapogenin as the aglycone moiety, and a sugar. The sapogenin may be a steroid or a triterpene and the sugar may be glucose, galactose, a pentose, or a methylpentose.
A variable annual leguminous vine (Pisum sativum) that is cultivated for its rounded smooth or wrinkled edible protein-rich seeds, the seed of the pea, and the immature pods with their included seeds. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1973)
The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.
An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.
A plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE. The common name of dragon's blood is also used for DRACAENA and Daemonorops (ARECACEAE). Croton tiglium is the source of CROTON OIL.
The fruiting 'heads' or 'caps' of FUNGI, which as a food item are familiarly known as MUSHROOMS, that contain the FUNGAL SPORES.
A plant genus of the family POACEAE that is the source of EDIBLE GRAIN. A hybrid with rye (SECALE CEREALE) is called TRITICALE. The seed is ground into FLOUR and used to make BREAD, and is the source of WHEAT GERM AGGLUTININS.
Prolonged dry periods in natural climate cycle. They are slow-onset phenomena caused by rainfall deficit combined with other predisposing factors.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
A plant genus of the family CELASTRACEAE.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE that has long been used in folk medicine for treating wounds.
The showy mistletoe plant family of the order Santalales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. This includes parasitic tropical plants with haustoria connecting to the hosts. The leaves are opposite and thick. The flowers (4-7) have both calyx and corolla. The fruit is a berry with one seed.
Single-stranded complementary DNA synthesized from an RNA template by the action of RNA-dependent DNA polymerase. cDNA (i.e., complementary DNA, not circular DNA, not C-DNA) is used in a variety of molecular cloning experiments as well as serving as a specific hybridization probe.
A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The EDIBLE GRAIN, barley, is widely used as food.
The study of the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of plants.
The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.
Naturally occurring or synthetic substances that inhibit or retard the oxidation of a substance to which it is added. They counteract the harmful and damaging effects of oxidation in animal tissues.
A plant genus in the family LILIACEAE (sometimes placed in Asparagaceae) that contains ECDYSTEROIDS and is an ingredient of Siotone. The shoots are used as a vegetable and the roots are used in FOLK MEDICINE.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. The common names of daisy or marguerite are easily confused with other plants. Some species in this genus have been reclassified to TANACETUM.
The rose plant family in the order ROSALES and class Magnoliopsida. They are generally woody plants. A number of the species of this family contain cyanogenic compounds.
The gourd plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. It is sometimes placed in its own order, Cucurbitales. 'Melon' generally refers to CUCUMIS; CITRULLUS; or MOMORDICA.
A colorless, flammable liquid used in the manufacture of FORMALDEHYDE and ACETIC ACID, in chemical synthesis, antifreeze, and as a solvent. Ingestion of methanol is toxic and may cause blindness.
Proteins found in any species of bacterium.
Abscission-accelerating plant growth substance isolated from young cotton fruit, leaves of sycamore, birch, and other plants, and from potatoes, lemons, avocados, and other fruits.
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. SENNA EXTRACT is obtained from members of this genus. Members contain ANTHRAQUINONES and have been an ingredient in laxatives (CATHARTICS). Many species of the CASSIA genus have been reclassified into this genus. This bush should not be confused with the Cassia tree (CINNAMOMUM).
Processes involved in the formation of TERTIARY PROTEIN STRUCTURE.
A plant genus of the family MELIACEAE. Members contain azadirachtin A (a limonoid commonly referred to as azadirachtin) and other TRITERPENES. They have been used in PESTICIDES. The old name of Melia azadirachta is very similar to a related plant, MELIA AZEDARACH.
A species of gram-negative, fluorescent, phytopathogenic bacteria in the genus PSEUDOMONAS. It is differentiated into approximately 50 pathovars with different plant pathogenicities and host specificities.
An annual legume. The SEEDS of this plant are edible and used to produce a variety of SOY FOODS.
A class of organic compounds known as STEROLS or STEROIDS derived from plants.
Electrophoresis in which a polyacrylamide gel is used as the diffusion medium.
The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.
A plant genus of the family COMBRETACEAE. Members contain arjunin, an ellagitannin (TANNINS).
Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.
Porphyrin derivatives containing magnesium that act to convert light energy in photosynthetic organisms.
The protoplasm and plasma membrane of plant, fungal, bacterial or archaeon cells without the CELL WALL.
The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The capacity of an organism to defend itself against pathological processes or the agents of those processes. This most often involves innate immunity whereby the organism responds to pathogens in a generic way. The term disease resistance is used most frequently when referring to plants.
Polyphenolic compounds with molecular weights of around 500-3000 daltons and containing enough hydroxyl groups (1-2 per 100 MW) for effective cross linking of other compounds (ASTRINGENTS). The two main types are HYDROLYZABLE TANNINS and CONDENSED TANNINS. Historically, the term has applied to many compounds and plant extracts able to render skin COLLAGEN impervious to degradation. The word tannin derives from the Celtic word for OAK TREE which was used for leather processing.
A class of plants within the Bryophyta comprising the mosses, which are found in both damp (including freshwater) and drier situations. Mosses possess erect or prostrate leafless stems, which give rise to leafless stalks bearing capsules. Spores formed in the capsules are released and grow to produce new plants. (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990). Many small plants bearing the name moss are in fact not mosses. The "moss" found on the north side of trees is actually a green alga (CHLOROPHYTA). Irish moss is really a red alga (RHODOPHYTA). Beard lichen (beard moss), Iceland moss, oak moss, and reindeer moss are actually LICHENS. Spanish moss is a common name for both LICHENS and an air plant (TILLANDSIA usneoides) of the pineapple family. Club moss is an evergreen herb of the family LYCOPODIACEAE.
The science of drugs prepared from natural-sources including preparations from PLANTS, animals, and other organisms as well as MINERALS and other substances included in MATERIA MEDICA. The therapeutic usage of plants is PHYTOTHERAPY.
Self-replicating cytoplasmic organelles of plant and algal cells that contain pigments and may synthesize and accumulate various substances. PLASTID GENOMES are used in phylogenetic studies.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria isolated from soil and the stems, leafs, and roots of plants. Some biotypes are pathogenic and cause the formation of PLANT TUMORS in a wide variety of higher plants. The species is a major research tool in biotechnology.
The relationship between the chemical structure of a compound and its biological or pharmacological activity. Compounds are often classed together because they have structural characteristics in common including shape, size, stereochemical arrangement, and distribution of functional groups.
The medical science concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in animals.
A plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. Bixa contains bixin. Cochlospermum contains arjunolic acid and gum kondagogu (POLYSACCHARIDES).
A plant species which is known as an Oriental traditional medicinal plant.
The process of finding chemicals for potential therapeutic use.
Spectroscopic method of measuring the magnetic moment of elementary particles such as atomic nuclei, protons or electrons. It is employed in clinical applications such as NMR Tomography (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING).
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  • Even though it is believed this plant was first cultivated in Japan (the mophead hydrangea was hidden in the secret gardens of Japan for hundreds of years before it was discovered in 1776 by Swedish botanist Carl Peter Thunberg), ancient hydrangea fossils dating back to 40-65 million years ago have been discovered in North America. (southernliving.com)
  • Native to North America, this plant grows roughly to 1 foot in height and bears yellow, cone-shaped flower heads that resemble small pineapples. (organicfacts.net)
  • Pineappleweed has been in medicinal use for thousands of years by indigenous peoples in North America and Northeast Asia. (organicfacts.net)
  • Eryngium yuccifolium is a herbaceous perennial plant, native to central and eastern North America. (herald-news.com)
  • Rhus typhina , the staghorn sumac, is a small colonizing tree native to eastern North America. (thehighline.org)
  • Common tansy is native to Europe, and was introduced to North America in the 1600s as a horticultural and medicinal plant. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • Andy is co-author of six field guides to plants of western North America, an Adjunct Professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University, and Vice President of the South Vancouver Island Mycological Society. (tourismtofino.com)
  • Native to most parts of North America Penstemons are a great choice for the dry garden. (bbbseed.com)
  • Native to North America, these beautiful and very hardy small ornamental trees or shrubs have an open airy appearance. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • Pacific waxmyrtle is an evergeen shrub/small tree native to the west coast of North America. (fernhillnursery.com)
  • It's a native species of major economic importance currently under intensive harvesting pressure in the wild, according to the National Institute of Agricultural Technology of Argentina, due to its highly value medicinal uses and aromatic properties. (fundacionbyb.org)
  • The latter compound is of particular interest because L. integrifolia is the only plant species in which this compound is found. (fundacionbyb.org)
  • Conservation Gardening 101: Landscaping with Native Plants is a certificate series designed to provide home gardeners and emerging landscape professionals with foundational concepts of landscape design, species selection, implementation and maintenance of compellingly beautiful and ecologically productive native plant gardens based on conservation principles. (abcsignup.com)
  • These days, Peabody's primary seed mix includes up to 85 percent native plants such as blue gramagrass, galleta grass, alkali sacaton grass and fourwing saltbush - 20 species in all. (hcn.org)
  • To date, reclamation teams have planted up to 50 different species of culturally and medicinally important plants, including green Mormon tea, banana leaf yucca, fourwing saltbush, cliffrose, Gambel oak, fringed sage, Indian ricegrass, needle-and-thread grass and piñon pine. (hcn.org)
  • Peru has 4,400 species of native plants with various uses, including 1,200 which have medicinal properties. (intercontinentalcry.org)
  • Approximately one-fourth of the plant species known to occur in Ohio originate from other parts of the continent or the world. (fws.gov)
  • These species are commonly called non-native, exotic or alien because they were not known from Ohio prior to the time of substantial European settlement, around 1750. (fws.gov)
  • Since these species are not native to Ohio, they lack the natural predators and diseases which control them in their native habitats. (fws.gov)
  • Successful control of invasive plant species is a time, labor, and resource-intensive process. (fws.gov)
  • There are over 6000 native plant species in California, some of which are nowhere else in the world. (mymotherlode.com)
  • There are endless non-native food and nectar plant species available and compatible with our climate and with California natives. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Because it would cause undo confusion to drop the name Pelargonium sidoides from our listing we continue to list the plant we grow as a cultivar of this species and but recognize that technically this is incorrect. (smgrowers.com)
  • Plant native species in your garden. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • There are lots of beautiful native species that attract native butterflies and birds, making your garden twice as beautiful. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • Native species are also adapted to our climate and often require less rigorous care than exotic species. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • Report new occurrences of invasive plants to provincial invasive species councils or through apps, such as iNaturalist . (natureconservancy.ca)
  • As we explore the park's canals, look for all six species of New World kingfishers, as many as eight species of parrots, toucans, oropendolas and more, as well as the raphia palm, which has the largest leaves of any plant. (ietravel.com)
  • I started by trying to use books to identify plants but have found that the species of a plant can have difference based on the location of where you are viewing the plant. (rei.com)
  • Through various research efforts in China, Japan, and other Asian countries, plant scientists have sought to create protocols for farming ethnobotanically important species and reducing the poaching of plants in the wild. (longwoodgardens.org)
  • In spite of the medical advances in recent years, only about 2 percent of the entire world's plant species have been analyzed, and then only for one group of plant chemicals, called alkaloids. (altnature.com)
  • Food is another important example for although humans have used some 3,000 species of plants as food, 90 percent of the world's food comes from only 20 plant species. (altnature.com)
  • Rice, wheat, and corn, are grass species and by far the most important food plants in the world. (altnature.com)
  • Plant habitats must be protected before species become critically endangered. (altnature.com)
  • More than 600 plant species are threatened and endangered in the U.S. and 4,500 other U.S. plant species are at risk of extinction. (altnature.com)
  • There are several species and many varieties of this rugged plant with flowers in many shapes, sizes and colors. (bbbseed.com)
  • Resin spurge plant is one of the oldest documented medicinal plants of all the Euphorbia species. (horticultureunlimited.com)
  • Our native Adirondack species bud and flower before the trees can fully leaf out and block the sunlight. (saranaclake.com)
  • Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network. (wildflower.org)
  • Common names include lamb's quarters, melde, goosefoot, manure weed, wild spinach and fat-hen, though the latter two are also applied to other species of the genus Chenopodium, for which reason it is often distinguished as … y publicado en Species Plantarum 1: 219. (bashelbers.com)
  • Unlike other Aloe species, the plant has a varied habitat and grows from sea level up to the cliff edges on rocky mountains. (starshineroshell.com)
  • Manages all aspects of the 1.2 acre Ecological Garden including chickens, composting systems, and over 200 species of annual and perennial crops including native plants, edible plants, medicinal plants and plants for natural dyes and 0.5 acres of flowers. (caff.org)
  • The recent increased interest in wild foods has created an unsustainable demand on a vulnerable native medicinal species that is being predominately harvested from the wild. (unitedplantsavers.org)
  • While many are drought tolerant, plants that naturally grow in shady streambeds will have different needs from chaparral plants that naturally occur in dry, sunny, exposed sites. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Don't leave this trusty plant out of the drought-tolerant garden. (bbbseed.com)
  • It does best in full sun with periodic deep watering - surprisingly drought tolerant for a plant from a subtropical region. (smgrowers.com)
  • This plant is deer tolerant and drought tolerant and prefers full sun or part shade. (fernhillnursery.com)
  • It is a perennial plant growing to 0.6-2 m (1 -2 feet) tall, with clustered orange or yellow flowers from early summer to early fall. (agriseek.com)
  • Perennial, native to Eurasia. (uharvest.ca)
  • SAGE (Salvia officinalis) A short-lived perennial plant native to the Mediterranean regions, sage has long been regarded as one of the most important medicinal herbs. (communitypharmacy.coop)
  • Candelabea Aloe (Aloe arborescens) is a perennial, flowering succulent, shrub-like plant that grows up 5 m tall. (starshineroshell.com)
  • We spent 13 years building an abundant fruit forest, annual veggie beds, perennial medicinal herbs, and a healthy mixed hardwood-coniferous forest and now we've sold our property to the next stewards so that we can begin a new homesteading project in Vermont closer to our best friends and their kids. (fernhillnursery.com)
  • Native Americans used the root and bark of the plant for medicinal purposes. (southernliving.com)
  • It gets its name because some Native Americans used its root as an antidote for rattlesnake venom. (herald-news.com)
  • This plant was used a lot by the Native Americans. (tnnursery.net)
  • Native Americans are known for their understanding of medicinal plants. (soundsandcolours.com)
  • Native Americans held a spiritual perspective on life, believing that to be healthy, one must have a sense of purpose and walk a virtuous, harmonious, and balanced path. (soundsandcolours.com)
  • This plant was utilised by the Native Americans to cure mouth and throat problems, as well as cysts, fibroid tumours, and inflammation. (soundsandcolours.com)
  • Modern Native Americans and non-Native people harvest salmonberries today. (mountpisgaharboretum.org)
  • 1] Gunther, Erna, Ethnobotany of Western Washington: The Knowledge and Use of Indigenous Plants by Native Americans (University of Washington Publications, 1973), 35. (mountpisgaharboretum.org)
  • Opponents of the more than $7 billion project say the heavy oil would accelerate climate change and risk spills in sensitive areas where Native Americans harvest wild rice, hunt, fish, gather medicinal plants and claim treaty rights. (wtrf.com)
  • Blue cohosh and wild ginger are just a few of the medicinal plants used by the Native Americans, and savvy herbalists, to help people with their troubles. (saranaclake.com)
  • A perfect example of companion planting is what the Native Americans call the Three Sisters, which is planting a mixture of corn, beans and squash together. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • At one time the Native Americans used it as an antidote for snake bites. (davesgarden.com)
  • Historic Native Plants - An Outdoor Scavenger Hunt (2 hours) In this lesson, students will identify and research historical uses for plants indigenous to Fort Davis National Historic Site. (nps.gov)
  • You'll gain skills in native plant horticulture and ecological restoration, explore environmental education and group facilitation, and learn about medicinal plant use from Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers. (eya.ca)
  • This is true for any indigenous culture's medicinal knowledge. (change.org)
  • Indigenous medicinal plant. (uharvest.ca)
  • A US cosmetics company is seeking a patent over an extract from a plant that has been used for thousands of years by Indigenous communities in Australia. (armandomuseum.nl)
  • What's more, the traditional medicinal uses are being tested in a current research project through a Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) funded collaboration to assess potential for establishing a medicinal plant agribusiness on Indigenous land. (armandomuseum.nl)
  • Its age was estimated in 1975 to be around 250 years, with a maximum of 365 years, not several thousand as had previously been claimed.It is also the largest D. Each branch grows for about 10-15 years and re-branches, so a mature plant has an umbrella-like. (agriseek.com)
  • This hardy evergreen plant grows best in Zones 3-8. (bbbseed.com)
  • A native plant used for culinary and medicinal purposes, grows naturally in part to full shade. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • The plant is native to Morocco, where it grows on rocky slopes in the Atlas Mountains. (horticultureunlimited.com)
  • Vitex grows best when planted in full sun and in a location that drains well. (tamu.edu)
  • How and what to plant where so your garden grows bigger and better. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • In her native US, she would be allowed to grow six plants for medicinal use. (irishexaminer.com)
  • Another popular medicinal use of this herb is to simply let it grow in your home or garden. (organicfacts.net)
  • Knowing the dominant plant community in your area will help you understand what plants naturally grow well there. (mymotherlode.com)
  • The same applies to plants that have frost intolerances that grow well in Southern California or mild winter areas, but are not good choices for planting in areas with hard freezes. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Grow a diversity of plants, with an emphasis on natives that bloom at different times of the year. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Although beauty is the primary reason why we grow many of the plants you see at the Gardens, in many instances the beauty of these plants go far beyond their looks. (longwoodgardens.org)
  • We all know plants need sunlight to grow, and so many gardeners mistakenly believe there aren't many plants that grow well in full shade, let alone flower without much sun. (tnnursery.net)
  • Rubus spectabilis has historically been used as a food by all the tribes where these plants grow. (mountpisgaharboretum.org)
  • These easy to grow plants need little care once established. (bbbseed.com)
  • This plant makes an excellent shady ground cover with its heart-shaped green leaves that can grow up to 7in wide. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • In our Rongoā Garden, cared for by our Rongoā Rōpū, we grow medicinal and beneficial native plants, maintaining a valuable resource for the whenua of Te Matau a Māui to learn about rongoā Māori. (tematapark.co.nz)
  • Many medicinal herbs grow easily and thrive in Wisconsin, even with our relatively short growing season. (communitypharmacy.coop)
  • With very little time and effort, you can grow plants that will help with basic ailments, like tummy aches, sore throats, summer colds, fevers, PMS and restless sleep. (communitypharmacy.coop)
  • Are you looking for a plant that does well here in the South and mimics the lilacs that grow up north? (tamu.edu)
  • It is a spectacular butterfly-attracting plant and is deer resistant in that deer will not eat it, although they can damage it with their antlers if it is allowed to grow very large. (tamu.edu)
  • As a ground plant or outdoors as a thicker shrub or barrier tree, it is a great option to grow indoors. (starshineroshell.com)
  • A lot of work goes into maintaining a productive garden, so it is worth the time, effort and research it takes to grow like-minded plants that will help each other out. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Companion gardening is a great way to help your plants thrive and, using their natural defenses, help you grow organic more easily. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Organic gardeners strive to achieve a From vegetables, to herbs, to flowers, all plants grow better next to a companion. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • This will leave a leaf for photosynthesis, allowing the plant to continue to grow and reproduce (without any leaves, the plant could go into dormancy). (unitedplantsavers.org)
  • The scent of this herb works as a very effective insect repellent, and in areas of the world where the disease is often spread via mosquito bites, this is definitely a beneficial plant to have around! (organicfacts.net)
  • This will be the first in a series on Native plants and Herbs which will focus on different topics such as herb teas, decoction and other uses in everyday life. (orangeleader.com)
  • Each participant will be given their own Native plant or Herb to take home. (orangeleader.com)
  • Such a cheery and reliable flower in the medicinal and herb garden. (uharvest.ca)
  • For example: When creating your own ancient herb garden, don't be afraid to use some of these "weedy" plants. (curtisstone.com)
  • Although today we are not as dependent upon plants as our ancestors were, creating an ancient herb garden and using ancient herbs can "wow" your friends and neighbors. (curtisstone.com)
  • The Medicinal Herb Info site was created to help educate visitors about the often forgotten wisdom of the old ways of treating illnesses. (medicinalherbinfo.org)
  • An herb native to Africa with an intimidating looking hook-shaped fruit that lend the plant its name. (dietsinreview.com)
  • Also, see the Herb Companion Planting Chart. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Chemical diversity of Lippia integrifolia, a native aromatic and medicinal plant from Argentina. (fundacionbyb.org)
  • Extracted from the leaves of the highly-valued Patchouli plant (Pogostemon Cablin), which belongs to a family of other well-known aromatic plants including Lavender, Mint, and Sage, Patchouli oil has. (amonbe.org)
  • The Natives' use of medicinal and aromatic plants played a role in shamanism, healing rites and other forms of religious practices, which of course frightened the colonists, who claimed. (amonbe.org)
  • When using this plant for medicinal purposes, you will need to seek an experienced herbalist because this plant is very poisonous. (tnnursery.net)
  • All parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested. (horticultureunlimited.com)
  • Mistakenly eating a poisonous or toxic plant is a worry that pops up whenever problems such as getting stranded in the wilderness arise. (naturalnews.com)
  • Plantago major is one of the most abundant and widely distributed medicinal crops in the world. (mediamatic.net)
  • Some of Ohio's non-native plants arrived here by accident, while others were introduced for agriculture, erosion control, horticulture, forage crops, medicinal use, and food for wildlife. (fws.gov)
  • We also take into consideration observations of it in our nursery of crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we have visited. (smgrowers.com)
  • Cutting the plants back will make the spikes much longer but, of course, there will be fewer of them (at least with the initial cut-down)-very similar to the thinning of fruit crops to produce larger, high-quality fruit. (tamu.edu)
  • Companion planting in gardening and agriculture is the planting of different crops in proximity for any of a number of different reasons, including pest control, pollination, providing habitat for beneficial insects, maximizing use of space, and to otherwise increase crop productivity. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • In this technique, known as companion planting, the three crops are planted close together. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • 2 comments on " Companion Planting Chart For Vegetables " anna 23rd April 2020 at 2:31 pm. 4. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Also, see Companion Planting Chart for a specific food plant. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Companion planting is the grouping of plants together in a combination that is beneficial to themselves or other plants around them. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Companion planting also works in a physical way. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • A FREE Companion Planting Chart is included! (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • As you probably know, a monoculture is a big garden or field of just one crop, while companion planting looks at 2-3 plants. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • See more ideas about companion planting, companion gardening, growing tomatoes in containers. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • In addition to the companion planting chart, the toolkit includes a garden journal, plot plan template, planting calendars, and more. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Downloadable Companion Planting Chart companionplant 2020-05-13T17:01:29+00:00. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • That's companion planting over the longer term. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Companion Planting Chart - Smiling Gardener. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • their companions and their antagonists This companion planting chart is the accompanying information to companion planting as a gardening method. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • ompatible Potatoes Beans Broccoli abbage Eggplant arlic Lettuce mons Peas Radishes Combative Potatoes Cucumbers Melons Squash Sunflowers Tomatoes Turnips Compatible Spinach Asparagus Brussels Cabbage Eggplant Lettuce Onions Peppers Radishes Strawberries Tomatoes Combative Companion Planting. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Companion Planting Chart companionplant 2020-06-22T16:02:27+00:00 The Ultimate Online Companion Planting Chart What do you want to plant? (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Companion planting can have a real impact on the health and yield of your plants. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Its fast-growing and invasive nature aside, the kudzu is valued for its leaves, flowers, roots and vine tips, all of which are edible and medicinal. (naturalnews.com)
  • There are certain plants, such as magnolias, azaleas, and camellias, that just have a natural association with Southern gardens. (southernliving.com)
  • Whether you have a big yard or want to plant container gardens, there is a hydrangea for you. (southernliving.com)
  • It is sometimes grown as an ornamental plant in gardens , especially because of its bluish leaves, and also. (agriseek.com)
  • These were usually large elaborate gardens in full sun, with pergolas or little alcoves to provide shade for the gardener and shade-loving plants. (curtisstone.com)
  • 3]Salmonberry plants were included in tended gardens. (mountpisgaharboretum.org)
  • Plant it in groupings with other succulents in cactus gardens or containers. (horticultureunlimited.com)
  • Eric and Crystal are passionate about growing safe, healthy foods without pesticides, growing native plants and medicinal herbs, creating pollinator gardens, and integrating permaculture with sustainable farming. (thehealthyplanet.com)
  • In the spring I like to think that little plant communities are being built when we plant our vegetable gardens. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • A broadleaf evergreen native to coastal California, this shrub is an excellent ground cover for sunny slopes, especially rock walls and rock gardens. (fernhillnursery.com)
  • She was the original formulator for Traditional Medicinal herbal teas and has led herbal educational adventures around the world. (lakeforestbookstore.com)
  • By forming monocultures, invasive plants pose a serious threat to the biodiversity of our fish, wildlife and native plant resources. (fws.gov)
  • Invasive plants have the potential to degrade fish and wildlife habitats and to eliminate important native shelter and food sources. (fws.gov)
  • The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. (fws.gov)
  • A wildlife habitat garden does not have to be composed of all native plants. (mymotherlode.com)
  • In addition to outcompeting native plants, common tansy produces a toxic compound that can impact cattle and wildlife when ingested. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • Create an educational wildlife viewing area and reduce erosion by replacing approx 3000 sf of weedy, grassy area with mulch, benches and native plants. (emswcd.org)
  • Native plants not only have adapted to the local soils and weather conditions they are vital the wildlife that has adapted to the native plant's life-cycle. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • Native plants are trending with gardeners as they look more to the sustainability of our local wildlife and to plants that demand less care in the garden. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • NATIVE - This multistemmed shrub ranks high with wildlife and gardeners. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • This attracted the attention of several botanist and plant scientists of several medicinal plants and there was a spurt of scientific literature. (vedicbooks.net)
  • May Apple has several medicinal purposes. (tnnursery.net)
  • It is not native (or invasive), but its history as a medicinal plant goes back further than that of our country. (coldclimategardening.com)
  • Some of these invasive non-native plants are commercially available, primarily as cultivars. (fws.gov)
  • Invasive plants are able to displace native plants through genetic assimilation or competitive displacement. (fws.gov)
  • Invasive plants can be controlled using biological, mechanical, or chemical methods. (fws.gov)
  • In Ohio, efforts have begun to increase the awareness of invasive plants. (fws.gov)
  • 1. Spread the word about the threats of invasive plants and the benefits provided by native plant communities. (fws.gov)
  • 2. Learn to identify the invasive plants in your area and report infestations to the nearest land managing agency or extension service. (fws.gov)
  • Clean off shoes, pants and machinery (including boats), when leaving an area with invasive plants. (fws.gov)
  • 4. Plant native plants in your yard and eradicate invasive plants from your property. (fws.gov)
  • Invasive plants are often spread accidentally from seeds stuck in treads. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • Learn about the most invasive plants in your local area. (natureconservancy.ca)
  • Earth Day related event to remove trash and invasive weeds along creek and replant with native plants and trees. (emswcd.org)
  • Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it's worth checking. (starshineroshell.com)
  • Digging up whole ramps not only reduces ramp population and prevents reproduction, but a disturbance to the soil disrupts its ecology and lets invasive plants become established. (unitedplantsavers.org)
  • In its native South Africa this plant is considered to have is a medicinal properties and is commonly called African Geranium. (smgrowers.com)
  • The native bush purportedly contains properties that serve as a remedy for fever, congestion, and even pneumonia. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • She said that before modern medicine, practically everyone knew that certain plants had healing properties. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • Groundsel bush, or "manglier," has been used for its medicinal properties throughout history in Cajun and Creole cultures. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • But in 2014, researchers from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, the U.S. Geological Society National Wetlands Research Center, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Rutgers University began investigating whether these local medicinal plants contained real healing properties. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • Our Vietnamese hosts explained that much of the demand for these orchids was coming from China, where there has been extensive research to quantify and classify the medicinal properties of orchids. (longwoodgardens.org)
  • Lavender is prized for its fragrance and medicinal properties and is attractive to many pollinators. (bbbseed.com)
  • Rosemary Gladstar is the best-selling author of Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide and Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health , which draw on her 40-plus years of experiences studying and teaching about the healing properties of herbs. (lakeforestbookstore.com)
  • A little known fact is that plants contain no less than 16 major categories of active properties. (amonbe.org)
  • This plant, as I've mentioned before, has some very unique characteristics and that is certainly true once one begins to explore the medicinal properties of Chenopodium ambrosioides.There are a couple things that you should keep in mind as you read how this plant can be used in the realm of healing. (bashelbers.com)
  • Aboriginal people have valued this plant for thousands of years for its food and medicinal properties. (armandomuseum.nl)
  • There is very little scientific data to back up any medicinal applications of devil's claw, however it is possible that it may be effective in treating osteoarthritis and some forms of back pain due to its anti-inflammatory properties. (dietsinreview.com)
  • One of the earliest vegetables cultivated by man, watercress is said to possess medicinal properties. (naturalnews.com)
  • Congratulations and thanks to everyone who has given their time, resources, and energy to create new native forests and new places to play in Te Mata Park in 2020. (tematapark.co.nz)
  • In case you missed it… Wild Plant Culture Podcast - Episode 011 - Dr. Susan Leopold on Rare Medicinal Plants Brought to you by Wild Ridge Plants A conversation with Dr. Susan Leopold, Ethnobotanist and Executive Director of United Plant Savers covering underworld smuggling, anti-viral herbs, parasitic medicinal plants, cannabis, ginseng, and more. (unitedplantsavers.org)
  • Executive Director, Susan Leopold, was very grateful to be invited to present on behalf of United Plant Savers for the 34th Annual Michigan Native Plant Conference held by the Wildflower Association of Michigan. (unitedplantsavers.org)
  • Gladstar is founding president of United Plant Savers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation and preservation of native American herbs. (lakeforestbookstore.com)
  • Last year United Plant Savers used its "At-Risk" Tool to evaluate the conservation concern in regards to ramps. (unitedplantsavers.org)
  • There are many native perennials such as asters, mints, California fuchsias, that flower all summer, but the glory season for California native plants is the spring. (mymotherlode.com)
  • But when you take a look at our range of shade-loving perennials, you'll realize there are plenty of shade-loving plants that flower without direct sunlight. (tnnursery.net)
  • Buchu is a plant native to South Africa. (medicinalherbinfo.org)
  • Also known as: Candelabra Aloe Native To: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique & Malawi Blooms: Orange-red flowers in winter Habitat: Mountainous, rocky outcrops with summer rainfall Where is it found? (starshineroshell.com)
  • The dark red blossoms look great planted in masses, attracting many bees and butterflies. (bbbseed.com)
  • Goumi plants are well known in the Northwest permaculture community for being great nitrogen fixing shrubs with a much lower chance for spreading by birds. (fernhillnursery.com)
  • Since then, on behalf of the LMGA, Armbruster has worked to seek out plants growing in the wild to add to the collection, and she helps save seeds to plant annuals again the next year. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • A well known tip is to infill gaps in a border with colourful annuals, but here is a short planting plan that is guaranteed to provide your borders with colour all summer long and into autumn. (herbaldepecona.com)
  • They are excellent for inclusion into the native garden as they flower over very long periods and the seeds from the composite flowers provide food into the fall and winter for finches, juncos, and other seed-eating birds. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Depart for the primary forests, swamps and banana plantations of Sarapiquí, an important region for conservation of birds, butterflies, insects and plants. (ietravel.com)
  • In the long term, this will significantly improve biodiversity, creating a beautiful habitat for native birds and a wonderful destination for all park users. (tematapark.co.nz)
  • Your Naturalist and Native guides will help you spot the colorful birds of the Amazon, maybe even certain primates. (adventure-life.com)
  • Plants and wildflowers provide a spiritual link between nature and human beings. (altnature.com)
  • The wildflowers and plants you see around you aren't only beautiful, but useful, without them life of every kind would be in danger of extinction. (altnature.com)
  • Wildflowers are easy to spot and you can also find great photos for identification on the web at altnature.com, they also a Plant Savers link to learn about and enjoy the wonders of our native wildflowers. (altnature.com)
  • Most natives need good drainage and benefit when planted on mounds or in raised beds. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Some of our most beautiful plants have intricate botanical curiosities, associated anecdotes, and ethnobotanical importance that can often be overlooked, as these qualities can be difficult to share with the context of display. (longwoodgardens.org)
  • There are many volunteer opportunities across Hawaii to reforest and cultivate our native ecosystem with endemic plants whose extinction is always a pressing issue. (hawaiimagazine.com)
  • The goal of this beginner's guide is to teach readers how to identify and cultivate medicinal herbs and then use them to create healing oils, salves, tonics and more. (lakeforestbookstore.com)
  • Including compatible non-native food and nectar plants that bloom and set fruit in different seasons can both supplement peak bloom times of native plants and prolong spring flowering through the summer months when bees, butterflies, pollinators and beneficial insects are foraging. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Flowers from medicinal and culinary herbs - rosemary, oregano and dill - are excellent nectar sources for all types of pollinators. (mymotherlode.com)
  • In early spring, the plant blooms profusely - fragrant deep blue flowers that attract a host of pollinators. (fernhillnursery.com)
  • Then, tractors till the slopes to prevent erosion and drill-plant more than 20 pounds of seeds per acre. (hcn.org)
  • The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 stipulated stricter reclamation requirements, and a new industry made native seeds available in bulk for the first time. (hcn.org)
  • according to the company, it costs upwards of $2,000 per acre to plant the seeds - more than twice the cost of reseeding rangeland. (hcn.org)
  • This plant reproduces by both seeds and rhizomes (underground horizontal roots). (natureconservancy.ca)
  • Plant seeds outdoors in fall. (wildflower.org)
  • All should be available easily at farmer's markets and food co-ops - either as seeds or starter plants. (communitypharmacy.coop)
  • Plant calendula once and it will re-seed itself, so you'll likely never have to buy plants or seeds again. (communitypharmacy.coop)
  • Not only do these seeds prevent a profusion of additional bloom spikes, they may, in some regions of the state, produce a seedling population that will not have the same characteristics as the original plant and become a nuisance. (tamu.edu)
  • So we planted a few seeds into pots to make sure we could share this. (fernhillsanctuary.com)
  • You will be immersed in the sounds and sights of nature as Aviva leads you through a series of seated, standing and lying poses in the meadow with views of native flowers, trees, and butterflies. (abcsignup.com)
  • A profusion of pink blooms covers this low growing plant for weeks in the spring attracting many bees and butterflies. (bbbseed.com)
  • Zoo's Best Pollinator Series- An excellent plant for drawing butterflies to the garden - the bright orange flowers make a bold impact in the border and are good for cutting too. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • An American prairie native plant whose deep rose-pink flower clusters are very attractive to butterflies. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • On a 2018 plant exploration trip to China, we saw cultivated fields of the well-known mid-Atlantic garden plant known as the "hardy orchid" ( Bletilla striata) , being farmed as a row crop in rural western Hubei Province. (longwoodgardens.org)
  • Hardy plants with thick heart-shaped 2' leaves that blush purple during their ideal salad phase. (uharvest.ca)
  • Yarrow is hardy in Zones 3-9 and is best planted in full sun. (bbbseed.com)
  • The plant is hardy to twenty-five degrees Fahrenheit. (horticultureunlimited.com)
  • Many native plants from one region of California can be grown in another, but local native communities are the best places to look for inspiration and potential plant choices. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Plants from these two families also include many California natives. (mymotherlode.com)
  • The California poppy ( Eschscholzia californica ) is native to grassy and open areas from sea level to 2,000m (6,500 feet) altitude in the western United States throughout California , extending to Oregon , southern Washington , Nevada , Arizona , New. (agriseek.com)
  • The purpose of these opportunities is to enhance student and public understanding of horticulture, agriculture and food systems in California, with a focus on plants, ecosystems and sustainability. (caff.org)
  • Articles on Diversity, utilization and conversation of medicinal plants of Chitrakoot region, M.P. have added to the value of the book. (vedicbooks.net)
  • Learn how to utilize a diversity of native wild plants for food and medicine in the wilderness or at home. (wildernesscollege.com)
  • Chokeberry presents an upright miltistemmed shrub great as an understory plant, naturalizer, hedge or in a Rain Garden. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • Coyote brush is an evergreen shrub native to Oregon. (fernhillnursery.com)
  • The classic, French hydrangeas we remember from our childhood will always hold a soft spot in our gardener's heart, but new varieties are being introduced that, when planted in your yard, can better tolerate the heat and drought that would normally wilt a hydrangea. (southernliving.com)
  • It is up to each gardener to evaluate plants as acceptable native varieties. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • Medicinal herbs, an orchard protected with underplantings of alliums like chives, bees, and sustainable pollinator plantings are tended for the good of the farm, the community and the planet. (thehealthyplanet.com)
  • Penelope debuted a wonderful film, 'For the Love of Medicinal and Native Plants" featuring her journey in created a botanical sanctuary. (unitedplantsavers.org)
  • Plants have been used for medicinal purposes since earliest recorded history and Australia's varied flora provided Aboriginal people with medicines. (nhbs.com)
  • Around forty percent of prescription medicines are derived from plants. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • Zoologists and botanists are only just beginning to understand how wild animals use plant medicines to prevent and cure illness. (amonbe.org)
  • Many of today's drugs and medicines were originally derived from natural ingredients, combinations of plants and other items found in nature. (medicinalherbinfo.org)
  • The Sunday gardening days are spent in the garden learning about the plants as you work the soil and contribute to keeping the garden and its inhabitants healthy. (robinrosebennett.com)
  • The key to successful native gardening is matching their natural growing conditions to your site. (mymotherlode.com)
  • The uniqueness of the Texas Superstar plant program is that Texas A&M horticulturists discover and develop the unique characteristics of otherwise well-known plants and make them even more desirable and marketable to the gardening public. (tamu.edu)
  • Hawaiians drink awa, made from the kava root, for therapeutic, medicinal and spiritual reasons. (hawaiimagazine.com)
  • You will want to learn about this plant and get lots of information before using it for therapeutic purposes. (tnnursery.net)
  • Although this plant may be used for a variety of therapeutic purposes, it is one of the few herbs that healers utilize to cure eye issues. (soundsandcolours.com)
  • I also went to college for Horticulture so I do know my plants in this region. (rei.com)
  • Peter now works for Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research as a Science Team Leader with a team of science colleagues who collectively study the native and introduced plants, insects, other invertebrates, fungi and bacteria of New Zealand. (sciencelearn.org.nz)
  • it is also used on plants to kill insects. (tnnursery.net)
  • On the hikoi and in the redwoods, tamariki engaged in the nature classroom in many ways, identifying plants and insects, building huts out of the natural world around them, discussing environmental change and biodiversity, and working together to create a learning space reflecting sustainability and kaitiakitanga of the land. (tematapark.co.nz)
  • Make sure you select healthy plant matter that is free from damage and insects. (naturalnews.com)
  • Articles on Native plant remedies for snake bite, cryptogamic ethnomedicinal plants from North-East India and Native resources used as famine food provides additional information on the subject. (vedicbooks.net)
  • Establish entry to WISDOM's Native American demonstration garden at Kelly Butte House - including soil amendments, creating plant beds, purchasing native food and medicinal plants. (emswcd.org)
  • The Student Farm serves UC Davis students and faculty and the public with diverse learning, teaching, research and outreach opportunities focused on the plant sciences and sustainable agriculture and food systems. (caff.org)
  • It sheds those large leaves, it drops large flower petals, it loses its large cigar shaped seed pods, and it is the food plant of the caterpillar of the Catalpa sphinx moth, the very popular fishing worm. (davesgarden.com)
  • If you have an unsightly wall you want to hide, consider planting a climbing hydrangea , a flowering vine that produces fragrant, lace-cap white flower clusters. (southernliving.com)
  • Hui Hoolana on Molokai cultivates some of hte most rare and endangered plants in the world and Frolic Hawaii is soon launching a Hawaiian wellness tour with Hawaiian Fresh Farms where reforestation is a key component to this excursion. (hawaiimagazine.com)
  • Summer is not the time to water naturally dormant plants. (mymotherlode.com)
  • A Native plant is a plant that has evolved naturally in a location, without the interferrence of man. (greenfieldplantfarm.com)
  • Many other gorgeous native plants have yet to be chosen for use in horticultural cultivation. (altnature.com)
  • Choose the single-flowered, old-fashioned plant varieties, such as sunflowers, zinnias, cone flowers, black-eyed Susan, and marigolds as they are more nectar and pollen rich than the over-hybridized versions. (mymotherlode.com)
  • These annual plants are native to sunny, warm Mediterranean climates and will not withstand frost. (friendsschoolplantsale.com)
  • This native Mediterranean plant is accustomed to dry, sunny conditions. (bbbseed.com)
  • This medicinal plant is native to the regions of India and Pakistan, the Mediterranean regions, as well as southern areas of Russia and Ukraine. (guide2herbalremedies.com)
  • Also known as "Veld Grape", Cissus is a medicinal plant native to Africa, India, and other parts of Asia. (ultimatefatburner.com)
  • The tribals and rural population of India are highly dependent on medicinal plant therapy for meeting their health care needs. (vedicbooks.net)
  • The present book 'Ethnomedicinal Plants of India', contains 21 articles by eminent scholars of the country on different aspect of the subject. (vedicbooks.net)
  • Articles on Native plant remedies for snake bite, cryptogamic ethnomedicinal plants from North-East India and Native resources used by Bodo, Barpeta and Deuris tribes of Assam, Kheria, Sabar, Lodha and Munda tribal groups of W. Bengal and Todas tribes of TamilNadu. (vedicbooks.net)
  • 1. In India, the plant is popularly called Bathua and found abundantly in the winter season. (bashelbers.com)
  • It is a native of China and India, although long ago it became naturalized throughout certain areas of the United States. (tamu.edu)
  • We have grown this charming plant since 2001 and got our original stock from Native Sons Nursery in Arroyo Grande. (smgrowers.com)
  • This information is based on research conducted about this plant in our nursery library and from reliable online sources. (smgrowers.com)
  • In these marshy areas and rainforests, forest preservation and reforestation help conserve nutrients for the trees, plants, and other living creatures. (unfoundation.org)
  • According to Yolanda Jende and Javier Jende, two members of the Tsa'chila Nation, "to be a Tsa'chila is to be a guardian of the land, rivers, trees, medicinal plants, environment, and wild animals. (unfoundation.org)
  • I'm not a botanist or foraging expert, but I am an organic vegetable farmer, and I've been collecting information on wild medicinal plants for months. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • Wild harvested plants of Dendrobium nobile for sale sit in the market in Cao Bằng, Cao Bang, Vietnam. (longwoodgardens.org)
  • Many of the plants grown by gardeners are domesticated versions of wild plants. (altnature.com)
  • You may not realize it, but up to 80 percent of all medicinal drugs originates from wild plants. (altnature.com)
  • Looking at wild plants, we laughed about orchids native to cold, arid Colorado. (bbbseed.com)
  • This plant is closely related to the Autumn Wild Onion ( A. stellatum ) but differs in its unique nodding flower cluster and earlier flowering. (wildflower.org)
  • The classic guide to the herbal remedies and wild plants of the North American Indians. (wildflower.org)
  • Wild blackberries are among the easiest plants to recognize, even when you're out in the wild. (naturalnews.com)
  • Ramp festivals are a rich cultural and economic component of rural areas, as well as a wonderful celebration of a spring medicinal plant, as are other wild greens that are important for cleansing the system after a long winter's diet of what was traditionally meat and stored foods. (unitedplantsavers.org)
  • That, and the fact that it blooms before the forsythia were what prompted me to plant it. (coldclimategardening.com)
  • To stimulate rapid re-blooming and larger flower spikes, three pounds of a slow-release formulation of lawn fertilizer (19-5-9) per 100 square feet should be scattered around each plant after spent blooms have been removed. (tamu.edu)
  • Until your own plants are ready to harvest, you can find all these useful herbs, dried, at Community Pharmacy and Community Wellness Shop. (communitypharmacy.coop)
  • Plant it in a place that is easy to reach, as you'll want to harvest flowers often to encourage vigorous blooming. (communitypharmacy.coop)
  • Be sure to harvest often, as it will promote growth and keep the plant from going to seed. (communitypharmacy.coop)
  • Edith Cowan Universityâ s Foundation of Aging and Alzheimerâ s Disease â ¦ Some plants also act as seasonal indicators, telling Bininj/Mungguy when to harvest certain foods or start patch burning the country. (armandomuseum.nl)
  • These plant-combination ideas will help you construct a container garden full of heat-resistant plants that will thrive even on triple-digit days. (southernliving.com)
  • STREET drugs, such as ecstasy (MDMA) and cannabis, are being examined for their medicinal value. (irishexaminer.com)
  • The drug Sativex, formulated from two chemical extracts derived from the cannabis plant, is available for MS sufferers across Europe. (irishexaminer.com)
  • Historically it's been used for respiratory infections," said MaryAnn Armbruster, co-chair of the Healer's Garden at Vermilionville, which is the medicinal demonstration garden of the Lafayette Master Gardeners Association. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • From epic poetry such as Homer's Odyssey to the Greek Magical Papyri and botanical works such as Inquiry into Plants by Theophrastus of Eresus, people in the ancient Greco-Roman world explored, catalogued, and used a wide range of plants for religious and magical purposes. (abcsignup.com)
  • Mentha Satureioides or Creeping Mint is a little insignificant plant but with multi-purposes. (sbs.com.au)
  • This plant can be extremely toxic and should only be used by professionals when using for medicinal purposes. (tnnursery.net)
  • You will need to do a lot of research online and also can speak to herbalist regarding using this plant for medicinal purposes. (tnnursery.net)
  • Over the years, the catalpa has served many medicinal purposes. (davesgarden.com)
  • The best time to plant natives is in the fall or winter, as the winter rains encourage the deep roots natives need to survive during the long summer droughts. (mymotherlode.com)
  • The plants that don't know they can't survive in Zone 5. (bbbseed.com)
  • Orchids, for one, are a favorite plant group for many (including Longwood's founder), and for good reason, given their gorgeous colors and rich variety-they've been a cornerstone of the displays and plant collections here at Longwood since the 1920s. (longwoodgardens.org)
  • Such medicinal demands for orchids, along with habitat loss, and the collection of orchids for garden use and sales has led to many orchids-in Asia and around the world-becoming rare and, in some cases, critically endangered. (longwoodgardens.org)
  • Botanist and D'harawal elder, Aunty Fran Bodkin has helped create a new native garden at the University of Technology Sydney. (sbs.com.au)
  • and fuchsias are valuable plants for the hummingbird garden. (mymotherlode.com)
  • Enjoy your native garden! (mymotherlode.com)
  • This is an excellent container plant and has done exceptionally well in our garden plantings. (smgrowers.com)
  • This led her to the Healer's Garden, a project that began in 2010 to serve as a living history demonstration of healing herbs and plants. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • Though the garden is named le jardin des traiteurs , or "The Healer's Garden," Ambruster pointed out that historically, faith healers were not the only people with knowledge of these medicinal plants. (countryroadsmagazine.com)
  • Because of the many colors that come from this plant, it is relatively versatile, allowing you to blend this selection in with just about anything you have in your garden. (tnnursery.net)
  • No matter what your garden palette is, we have shade-loving plants with flowers to suit your color scheme. (tnnursery.net)
  • Purchase and install native plants for a rain garden and soft-scaping around play area. (emswcd.org)
  • In my Zone 5 garden, these plants perform well whether we have a temporary or longer-term drought situation. (bbbseed.com)
  • Use it as a general guideline for planting vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers in your garden, but do your own study also! (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • Why You Should Use Companion Plants in Your Garden. (dreamcast-scene.com)
  • With a small garden space is at a premium and this can be a challenge when choosing what to plant as any plants you choose are going to have to work hard to create harmony and impact. (herbaldepecona.com)
  • Here is a short guide to what to consider before choosing plants for a small garden. (herbaldepecona.com)
  • In the garden, either give this plant plenty of space to make a thick stand of dense, spreading six-foot-tall stems, or plant it in a pot. (fernhillsanctuary.com)

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