319 illustrations of flowers and shrubs including: lady's slipper, larkspur, laurel, lentil, lettuce, lily, lion's foot, locust, logwood, loosestrife, lotus, and lythrum

A type of flower.

Laburnum

A type of flower.

The common name of laburnum alpinum is Scotch Laburnum. The flowers are yellow and bloom in June. The shrub grows between fifteen and twenty feet tall.

Flowering Branchlet of Laburnum Alpinum

The common name of laburnum alpinum is Scotch Laburnum. The flowers are yellow and bloom in June. The…

An illustration of a Lace-Leaf plant also known as a Lattice Leaf or Lace Plant. The Lace-Leaf plant is an aquatic plant with oblong leaf blades measuring up to 65 cm. The leaves of the plant lay beneath the water and are purely skeletal, with not tissue. The flowers grow above the water's surface.

Lace-leaf Plant

An illustration of a Lace-Leaf plant also known as a Lattice Leaf or Lace Plant. The Lace-Leaf plant…

Lachenalia nelsonii is a variety of L. tricolor. The flowers are bright yellow with segments faintly tinged green.

Lachenalia Nelsonii

Lachenalia nelsonii is a variety of L. tricolor. The flowers are bright yellow with segments faintly…

A greenish-red plant with laciniate-cut leaves. In the spring, edible crimson berries are produced and remain throughout the winter.

Rhus Glabra Laciniata

A greenish-red plant with laciniate-cut leaves. In the spring, edible crimson berries are produced and…

"Lacistema serrulatum. 1. amentum in flower; 2. pistil and stamen. 3. pistil and calyx; 4. fruit in its state of dehiscence." -Lindley, 1853

Lacistema

"Lacistema serrulatum. 1. amentum in flower; 2. pistil and stamen. 3. pistil and calyx; 4. fruit in…

"Lady's Slipper is a genus of plants. The genus is remarkable for the large inflated lip of the corolla. Several very beautiful species are natives of the colder parts of North America."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Lady's Slipper

"Lady's Slipper is a genus of plants. The genus is remarkable for the large inflated lip of the corolla.…

A genus of beautiful orchids native to the northern latitudes, three species occurring in the United States. The roots of the yellow lady's slipper yield medicine of value in cases of nervous affection.

Lady's Slipper

A genus of beautiful orchids native to the northern latitudes, three species occurring in the United…

Style of a Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium), and stamens united with it; the anther of the two good stamens; an abortive stamen, what should be its anther changed into a petal-like body; the stigma.

Lady's Slipper

Style of a Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium), and stamens united with it; the anther of the two good stamens;…

The yellow lady's slipper or Cypripedium parviflorum is an orchid used for medicinal purposes.

Yellow Lady's Slipper

The yellow lady's slipper or Cypripedium parviflorum is an orchid used for medicinal purposes.

The flowers of laelia albida are very fragrant. The sepals and petals are a mealy white. The lips is white or pale pink, streaked in the center with lines of yellow.

Flower of Laelia Albida

The flowers of laelia albida are very fragrant. The sepals and petals are a mealy white. The lips is…

The sepals are the three narrower parts situated behind, and overlapped by, the petals. The dark, central spot is the opening of the nectary.

Flower of Laelia Albida

The sepals are the three narrower parts situated behind, and overlapped by, the petals. The dark, central…

The flowers of laelia anceps are purplish/rose colored. The petals have a greenish line on the back. This orchid is native to Mexico.

Laelia Anceps

The flowers of laelia anceps are purplish/rose colored. The petals have a greenish line on the back.…

The flowers of laelia anceps are very fragrant and are two to four inches across. The sepals and petals are a rose lilac color. The lip is deep purple shaded with lilac. The scape has three to six flowers.

Flower of Laelia Anceps

The flowers of laelia anceps are very fragrant and are two to four inches across. The sepals and petals…

Laelia cinnabarina is native to Brazil. The flowers are reddish orange. The stem has four to five flowers.

Laelia Cinnabarina

Laelia cinnabarina is native to Brazil. The flowers are reddish orange. The stem has four to five flowers.

Laelia purpurata is native to Brazil. The flowers are very large, six to eight inches across. The flowers bloom in spring.

Laelia Purpurata

Laelia purpurata is native to Brazil. The flowers are very large, six to eight inches across. The flowers…

Lagenaria vulgaris is commonly known as the bottle gourd. The flowers are large and white. The fruit is shaped like a bottle. The fruit is a pale yellow color when ripe.

Flowering Branch and Fruit of Lagenaria Vulgaris

Lagenaria vulgaris is commonly known as the bottle gourd. The flowers are large and white. The fruit…

Lagurus ovatus flowers are a woolly texture. The flowers bloom June to September.

Lagurus Ovatus

Lagurus ovatus flowers are a woolly texture. The flowers bloom June to September.

Lamium album (White Deadnettle) is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native throughout Europe and western Asia, growing in a variety of habitats from open grassland to woodland, generally on moist, fertile soils. It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 50-100 cm tall, with green, four-angled stems. The leaves are 3-8 cm long and 2-5 cm broad, triangular with a rounded base, softly hairy, and with a serrated margin and a petiole up to 5 cm long; they appear superficially similar to those of the Stinging nettle Urtica dioica but do not sting, hence the common name "dead nettle". The flowers are white, produced in whorls ('verticillasters') on the upper part of the stem, the individual flowers 1.5-2.5 cm long

Lamium Album

Lamium album (White Deadnettle) is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native throughout Europe…

Lantana camara is a small shrub that grows from one to four feet tall. It is hairy, sometimes with short hooked prickles. The flowers grow in a dense, nearly flat topped head. The flowers usually bloom yellow or pink but shift into deep orange and scarlet coloration.

Lantana Camara

Lantana camara is a small shrub that grows from one to four feet tall. It is hairy, sometimes with short…

Lapageria rosea flowers are a rich, rosy crimson. The flowers usually grow alone on each stem.

Lapageria Rosea

Lapageria rosea flowers are a rich, rosy crimson. The flowers usually grow alone on each stem.

Caulicle with plumule developed into internodes and pair of leaves.

Large Common Bean Seedling

Caulicle with plumule developed into internodes and pair of leaves.

Flower of Larkspur, (Gray, 1858).

Larkspur

Flower of Larkspur, (Gray, 1858).

Four petals of Larkspur, (Gray, 1858).

Larkspur

Four petals of Larkspur, (Gray, 1858).

Flower of a Larkspur

Larkspur

Flower of a Larkspur

Diagram of the calyx and corolla, the place for the missing petal marked by a dotted line.

Larkspur

Diagram of the calyx and corolla, the place for the missing petal marked by a dotted line.

Seed of a Larkspur (anatropous): <em>a</em>, hilum; <em>b</em>, rhaphe; <em>c</em>, chalaza.

Larkspur

Seed of a Larkspur (anatropous): a, hilum; b, rhaphe; c, chalaza.

Seed of a Larkspur (anatropous), cut lengthwise: <em>a</em>, the hilum; <em>c</em>, chalaza; <em>d</em>, outer seed-coat; <em>e</em>, inner seed-coat; <em>f</em>, the albumen; <em>g</em>, the minute embryo.

Larkspur

Seed of a Larkspur (anatropous), cut lengthwise: a, the hilum; c, chalaza; d,…

The larkspur (Consolida) is a flowering plant of the buttercup family.

Larkspur

The larkspur (Consolida) is a flowering plant of the buttercup family.

Larkspur is the common name of delphinium grandiflorum. Illustrated is a single larkspur.

Larkspur

Larkspur is the common name of delphinium grandiflorum. Illustrated is a single larkspur.

A type of flower.

Larkspur

A type of flower.

"Follicle. Fruit of Larkspur. A dry one-celled seed-vessel consisting of a single carpel, and dehiscent only by the ventral suture, as in the milkweed and larkspur." -Whitney, 1911

Larkspur Follicle

"Follicle. Fruit of Larkspur. A dry one-celled seed-vessel consisting of a single carpel, and dehiscent…

Larkspur is the common name of delphinium. Illustrated is a double form.

Double Larkspur

Larkspur is the common name of delphinium. Illustrated is a double form.

The Delphinium tricorne or Dwarf Larkspur: "1. petals and stamens; 2. carpels; 3. a branch of ripe fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Dwarf Larkspur

The Delphinium tricorne or Dwarf Larkspur: "1. petals and stamens; 2. carpels; 3. a branch of ripe fruit."…

A flower consisting of 5 colored sepals spaced oddly apart.

Flower of Larkspur

A flower consisting of 5 colored sepals spaced oddly apart.

"Melastoma polyanthum. 1. flower; 2, 2. stamens; 3. base of anther; 4. fruit; 5. section of ditto; 6. seed." -Lindley. 1853

Native Lassiandra

"Melastoma polyanthum. 1. flower; 2, 2. stamens; 3. base of anther; 4. fruit; 5. section of ditto; 6.…

Leaf of Lathyrus Aphaca, consisting of a pair of stipules and a tendrils.

Lathyrus Aphaca

Leaf of Lathyrus Aphaca, consisting of a pair of stipules and a tendrils.

The common name of lathyrus odoratus is sweet pea. The flowers are very fragrant and come in various colors. Each penduncle has two or three flowers.

Portion of Flowering Stem of Lathyrus Odoratus

The common name of lathyrus odoratus is sweet pea. The flowers are very fragrant and come in various…

Lathyrus ornatus has large, showy purple flowers. It is native to the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains.

Lathyrus Ornatus

Lathyrus ornatus has large, showy purple flowers. It is native to the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains.

The flowers of lathyrus sylvestris are red and variegated with pale crimson, violet, and tints of green. Each penduncle has three to eight flowers.

Portion of Flowering Stem of Lathyrus Sylvestris

The flowers of lathyrus sylvestris are red and variegated with pale crimson, violet, and tints of green.…

This flower is commonly known as the broad leaef or meadow sweet. Another shrub like plant of the Rosaceae genus.

Spiraea Latifolia

This flower is commonly known as the broad leaef or meadow sweet. Another shrub like plant of the Rosaceae…

Marsh plant featuring long flat leaves, commonly seen throughout North America, Europe and North Africa.

Typha Latifolia

Marsh plant featuring long flat leaves, commonly seen throughout North America, Europe and North Africa.

"1. Leaf of Ouvirandra fenestralis; 2. a flower cut open; 3. section of a ripe carpel of O. Bernieriana; 4, 5. embryo in different positions: the thicker part is cotyledon, the smaller the plumule." -Lindley, 1853

Lattice Leaf Plant

"1. Leaf of Ouvirandra fenestralis; 2. a flower cut open; 3. section of a ripe carpel of O. Bernieriana;…

Flower of Laurel-Magnolia, (Gray, 1858).

Laurel

Flower of Laurel-Magnolia, (Gray, 1858).

The Laurel cone of fruit, the seeds hanging as they drop, (Gray, 1858).

Laurel

The Laurel cone of fruit, the seeds hanging as they drop, (Gray, 1858).

A genus of plants ranging in size from a shrub to trees sixty feet in height. They are natives of southern Eurasia and northern Africa, but have been acelimated extensively in different countries.

Laurel

A genus of plants ranging in size from a shrub to trees sixty feet in height. They are natives of southern…

"Cassytha filiformis. 1. a flower; 2. a fruit; 3. a section of it transversely." -Lindley, 1853

Laurel Dodder

"Cassytha filiformis. 1. a flower; 2. a fruit; 3. a section of it transversely." -Lindley, 1853

An illustration of a broad leaf laurel.

Broad leaf laurel

An illustration of a broad leaf laurel.

A flowering great laurel plant.

Great Laurel

A flowering great laurel plant.

Of the Heath family (Ericaceae), the great laurel (Rhododendron maximum).

Great Laurel

Of the Heath family (Ericaceae), the great laurel (Rhododendron maximum).

Of the Heath family (Ericaceae), the mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia).

Mountain Laurel

Of the Heath family (Ericaceae), the mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia).

"Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia). a, stamens in their original position, with the anthers in the pouches; b, stamens inflexed (detail at e); c, side view; d, essential organs; f and g, stamens." -Gager, 1916

Mountain Laurel

"Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia). a, stamens in their original position, with the anthers in the…

Of the Heath family (Ericaceae), the pale laurel (Kalmia polifolia).

Pale Laurel

Of the Heath family (Ericaceae), the pale laurel (Kalmia polifolia).

The common name of laurus nobilis is common laurel or sweet bay tree. The flowers are yellow and inconspicuous. The berries are a very dark purple and become ripe in October.

Fruiting Twig, Inflorescence, and Fruits of Laurus Nobilis

The common name of laurus nobilis is common laurel or sweet bay tree. The flowers are yellow and inconspicuous.…

The common name of lavatera arborea is tree mallow. The flowers are pale purple Variegata is a showy, garden form with variegated leaves.

Lavatera Arborea Variegata

The common name of lavatera arborea is tree mallow. The flowers are pale purple Variegata is a showy,…

Lavatera insularis flowers are yellowish white striped and tipped with purple. It is native to the Coronados Islands near southern California.

Lavatera Insularis

Lavatera insularis flowers are yellowish white striped and tipped with purple. It is native to the Coronados…

Lavatera trimestris grows three to six feet tall. The flowers are rosy and four inches across. It is native to the Mediterranean region.

Lavatera Trimestris

Lavatera trimestris grows three to six feet tall. The flowers are rosy and four inches across. It is…

Lavatera trimestris flowers are rose colored. The flowers bloom in the summer. The plant grows between three and six feet.

Flowering Branch of Lavatera Trimestris

Lavatera trimestris flowers are rose colored. The flowers bloom in the summer. The plant grows between…

"Wild plant of the true lavender (Lavandula angustifolia): a, b, calyxes of flowers, the chief source of the oil." -Department of Agriculture, 1899

Lavender

"Wild plant of the true lavender (Lavandula angustifolia): a, b, calyxes of flowers, the chief source…

"A, Runcinate leaf of dandelion." -Bergen, 1896

Dandelion Leaf

"A, Runcinate leaf of dandelion." -Bergen, 1896