394 illustrations of flowers and shrubs including: acacia, acanthus, adder's tongue, agave, alfalfa, alisma, allspice, aloe, anacharis, aristolochia, arnica, arrowhead, arrowroot, artichoke, asparagus, aster, azalea, and azolla

"Adnate Anther, Adnate Stipule."-Whitney, 1902

Adnate

"Adnate Anther, Adnate Stipule."-Whitney, 1902

The common name of adonis aestivalis is Pheasant's Eye. The flowers are deep crimson with flat, oblong petals. The stem of the flower is simple and elongated.

Flower of Adonis Aestivalis

The common name of adonis aestivalis is Pheasant's Eye. The flowers are deep crimson with flat, oblong…

The aechmea fulgens flower is deep red with a bluish tip. The stalk is red and leafless. The leaves are somewhat sword-shaped and abruptly end.

Aechmea Fulgens Flower

The aechmea fulgens flower is deep red with a bluish tip. The stalk is red and leafless. The leaves…

A crowded species of sugar cane. The branches grow up to 12 inches in length, and the stems up to 7 feet high. It is native to Algeria.

Saccharum Aegyptiacum

A crowded species of sugar cane. The branches grow up to 12 inches in length, and the stems up to 7…

A type of orchid, the aerides crispum flower is white spread with a purplish rose color. The flower is almost two inches in diameter with slightly egg shaped leaves and petals.

The Flower of Aerides Crispum

A type of orchid, the aerides crispum flower is white spread with a purplish rose color. The flower…

The flowers of aerides odoratum are creamy white with pink tips. The leaves are dark green with an abrupt point.

Aerides Odoratum Flowers

The flowers of aerides odoratum are creamy white with pink tips. The leaves are dark green with an abrupt…

The flowers on the aeschynanthus boschianus shrub are scarlet and clustered together. The flowers are tube shaped and the outermost part is purplish in color.

Aeschynanthus Boschianus Shrub

The flowers on the aeschynanthus boschianus shrub are scarlet and clustered together. The flowers are…

The flowers of aethionema cordifolium are rosy and lilac colored. The flowers are small and the leaves are crowded. The flowers cab grow between six and eight inches tall.

Habit and Flowers of Aethionema Cordifolium

The flowers of aethionema cordifolium are rosy and lilac colored. The flowers are small and the leaves…

The flowers of aethionema grandiflorum are a warm rose color and are crowded together. The bush is about one and a half feet high. IT is said the grandiflorum is the most handsome of the aethionema genus.

The Habit and Flowers of Aethionema Grandiflorum

The flowers of aethionema grandiflorum are a warm rose color and are crowded together. The bush is about…

African plant, calla lilly.

Zantedeschia Aethiopica

African plant, calla lilly.

African marigold is the common name of tagetes erecta. These marigolds are employed for summer bedding. African marigolds are lemon or orange colored.

African Marigold

African marigold is the common name of tagetes erecta. These marigolds are employed for summer bedding.…

The agapanthus flower is commonly known as the African Lily. The umbellatus variety is bright blue and found in South Africa.

Agapanthus Umbellatus Flower

The agapanthus flower is commonly known as the African Lily. The umbellatus variety is bright blue and…

The agathaea coelestis flower is blue with one head per stem. The leaves are opposite each other along the stem and are egg shaped.

Agathaea Coelestis Flower

The agathaea coelestis flower is blue with one head per stem. The leaves are opposite each other along…

"Century-plant. A large North American genus of plants, of the natural order Amaryllidaceæ, chiefly Mexican."-Whitney, 1902

Agave

"Century-plant. A large North American genus of plants, of the natural order Amaryllidaceæ, chiefly…

A plant with large fleshy leaves that yields many products. It is a tall plant with a spiny top that only blossoms after ten to seventy years.

Agave

A plant with large fleshy leaves that yields many products. It is a tall plant with a spiny top that…

Agave americana has yellowish green flowers that are between two and three inches long. The leaves can be as long as six feet and are concave shaped. The leaves have dark brown prickles.

Agave Americana Flower

Agave americana has yellowish green flowers that are between two and three inches long. The leaves can…

The flowers of agave celsiana are purplish brown and two inches long. The leafless stalk is four feet tall with a rosette formation of leaves at the bottom.

Agave Celsiana Flower

The flowers of agave celsiana are purplish brown and two inches long. The leafless stalk is four feet…

The flower of the agave densiflora is a yellowish red color and about two inches long. Thirty to forty leaves make up a stemless rosette at the base of the plant. The leaves are bright green when mature.

Agave Densiflora Flower

The flower of the agave densiflora is a yellowish red color and about two inches long. Thirty to forty…

The agave yuccaefolia flower is greenish yellow and grows either solitary or in pairs. Twenty to forty leaves form a rosette at the base. This variety of agave is found in Mexico.

Agave Yuccaefolia

The agave yuccaefolia flower is greenish yellow and grows either solitary or in pairs. Twenty to forty…

Littaea geminiflora, or the Twin-Flowered Agave, showing the flower and the whole plant.

Twin-Flowered Agave

Littaea geminiflora, or the Twin-Flowered Agave, showing the flower and the whole plant.

"Agrimony (Agrimonia Eupatoria) showing branch, flowering spray, and fruit."-Whitney, 1902

Agrimensor

"Agrimony (Agrimonia Eupatoria) showing branch, flowering spray, and fruit."-Whitney, 1902

"A genus of plants of the natural order rosacae, sub-order Potentilleae. The calyx is five-cleft, without bracts; the hardened tube at length invests two carpels, and is covered with hooked bristles" — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Agrimony

"A genus of plants of the natural order rosacae, sub-order Potentilleae. The calyx is five-cleft, without…

Agrostemma is also known as Rose Campion. The coeli-rosa fimbriata variety have petals with a border of hairs. These petals are known as nana.

Agrostemma Coeli-Rosa Fimbriata

Agrostemma is also known as Rose Campion. The coeli-rosa fimbriata variety have petals with a border…

The agromstemma coeli-rosa purpurea flower has dark purple flowers. It is one of the prettiest varieties of rose campion.

Agrostemma Coeli-Rosa Purpurea Flowers

The agromstemma coeli-rosa purpurea flower has dark purple flowers. It is one of the prettiest varieties…

The flowers of agrostemma coronaria are white with a red middle. Each stem has one flower. The leaves are broad and have a leathery texture.

Agrostemma Coronaria Habit and Flower

The flowers of agrostemma coronaria are white with a red middle. Each stem has one flower. The leaves…

The agrostemma flos-jovis is known as the Flower of Jove. The flowers are purple or scarlet.

Agrostemma Flos-Jovis Habit and Flower

The agrostemma flos-jovis is known as the Flower of Jove. The flowers are purple or scarlet.

Of the Gentian family (Gentianaceae), the ague-weed (Gentiana quinquefolia).

Ague-Weed

Of the Gentian family (Gentianaceae), the ague-weed (Gentiana quinquefolia).

A group of ailanthus and sunflowers

Ailanthus and Sunflowers

A group of ailanthus and sunflowers

Air potato is the common name of dioscorea bulbifera. The tubers sometimes weigh several pounds. They are edible and have a potato like flavor.

Air Potato

Air potato is the common name of dioscorea bulbifera. The tubers sometimes weigh several pounds. They…

Ajuga is also known as Bugle. The ajuga reptans flower varies from blue to rose in color. This is a perennial variety.

Flower of Ajuga Reptans

Ajuga is also known as Bugle. The ajuga reptans flower varies from blue to rose in color. This is a…

Akene of Anemone, enlarged,(Gray, 1858).

Anemone Akene

Akene of Anemone, enlarged,(Gray, 1858).

Akene of Anemone, enlarged, cut in half to show the seed in it, (Gray, 1858).

Anemone Akene

Akene of Anemone, enlarged, cut in half to show the seed in it, (Gray, 1858).

Akene of Clematis and feathery tail, (Gray, 1858).

Clematis Akene

Akene of Clematis and feathery tail, (Gray, 1858).

Akenes with various types of pappus. <em>Rudbeckia</em>, pappus wanting.

Akenes

Akenes with various types of pappus. Rudbeckia, pappus wanting.

Akenes with various types of pappus. <em>Cichorium</em>, pappus a crown of fine scales.

Akenes

Akenes with various types of pappus. Cichorium, pappus a crown of fine scales.

Akenes with various types of pappus. <em>Coreopsis</em>, pappus of 2 small scales.

Akenes

Akenes with various types of pappus. Coreopsis, pappus of 2 small scales.

Akenes with various types of pappus. <em>Helenium</em>, pappus a crown of conspicuous scales.

Akenes

Akenes with various types of pappus. Helenium, pappus a crown of conspicuous scales.

Akenes with various types of pappus. <em>Cirsium</em>, pappus a tuft of plumose hairs.

Akenes

Akenes with various types of pappus. Cirsium, pappus a tuft of plumose hairs.

Akenes with various types of pappus. <em>Lactouca</em>, pappus borne on a long beak.

Akenes

Akenes with various types of pappus. Lactouca, pappus borne on a long beak.

"Akenes of a buttercup. A, head of akenes; B, section of a single akene. a, seed." -Bergen, 1896

Buttercup Akenes

"Akenes of a buttercup. A, head of akenes; B, section of a single akene. a, seed." -Bergen, 1896

African plant bearing yellow flowers.

Thunbergia Alata

African plant bearing yellow flowers.

Belonging to the orchids, one of six species.

Thunia Alba

Belonging to the orchids, one of six species.

Plant used for medicinal purposes by many Native American tribes, common in many forms of tea.

Spiraea Albiflora

Plant used for medicinal purposes by many Native American tribes, common in many forms of tea.

A popular fern with variagated fronds that are straw-colored. It thrives on acidic soil.

Pteris Cretica Albolineata

A popular fern with variagated fronds that are straw-colored. It thrives on acidic soil.

A plant with divided fronds, which are rounded and convex. They are generally between 2 and 3 feet in length and are clustered together.

Platycerium Alcicorne

A plant with divided fronds, which are rounded and convex. They are generally between 2 and 3 feet in…

"The popular name of shrubs and trees belonging to the geenus Alnus, natural order Cupulifer&aelig;."-Whitney, 1902

Alder

"The popular name of shrubs and trees belonging to the geenus Alnus, natural order Cupuliferæ."-Whitney,…

"Aldrovanda vesiculosa. Whorl of Leaves." &mdash; The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Aldrovanda

"Aldrovanda vesiculosa. Whorl of Leaves." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Aldrovanda vesiculosa. Leaf pressed open and enlarged, showing glands, sensitive filaments, and quadrifid hairs." &mdash; The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Aldrovanda

"Aldrovanda vesiculosa. Leaf pressed open and enlarged, showing glands, sensitive filaments, and quadrifid…

Alfalfa and lucerne are the common names of <i>medicago sativa</i>. The plant is native to Europe. It is cultivated as hay and pasture plants.

Alfalfa

Alfalfa and lucerne are the common names of medicago sativa. The plant is native to Europe. It is cultivated…

Blossom of an alfalfa plant, one of the oldest types of hay currently grown.

Alfalfa blossoms

Blossom of an alfalfa plant, one of the oldest types of hay currently grown.

Fruits borne in a ring; stamens 6; inflourescences much branched.

Alisma

Fruits borne in a ring; stamens 6; inflourescences much branched.

Alisma is also known as water plantain. The alisma natans flower is white. This plant is rare in North Wales but abundant in other parts of Europe.

Alisma Natans Flowers

Alisma is also known as water plantain. The alisma natans flower is white. This plant is rare in North…

The flowers of alisma plantago are rose colored and delicate. This is an British, aquatic plant.

Portion of the Flower Arrangement of Alisma Plantago

The flowers of alisma plantago are rose colored and delicate. This is an British, aquatic plant.

Leaves with several prominent rib-like veins running from base to apex.

Alismaceae

Leaves with several prominent rib-like veins running from base to apex.

Leaves with several very prominent ribs running from base to apex.

Alismaceae

Leaves with several very prominent ribs running from base to apex.

"Allaria officinalis. a, upper part of stem, with leaves and flowers; b, extremity of a branch, in fruit." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Allaria Officinalis

"Allaria officinalis. a, upper part of stem, with leaves and flowers; b, extremity of a branch, in fruit."…

Allium moly flowers are bright yellow. The flowers spread from compact common centers.

Allium Moly Flowers

Allium moly flowers are bright yellow. The flowers spread from compact common centers.

Allium ursinum is also known as ramsons or broad-leaved garllic. The flowers are pure white. There are one or two bright green, oval leaves per stalk.

Allium Ursinum Flowers

Allium ursinum is also known as ramsons or broad-leaved garllic. The flowers are pure white. There are…

"Pimento or Jamaica pepper, otherwise called allspice, is a small berry, the fruit of a beautiful tree, abut thirty feet high, with a straight trunk much branched above covered with a smooth, gray bark." -Lupton

Allspice

"Pimento or Jamaica pepper, otherwise called allspice, is a small berry, the fruit of a beautiful tree,…