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 flowering plant, belonging to the Veronica genus of the Plantaginaceae family.

Veronica Longifolia

A flowering plant, belonging to the Veronica genus of the Plantaginaceae family.

A rosaceous plant that belongs to the genus Spiraea; not edible.

Spiraea Longigemmis

A rosaceous plant that belongs to the genus Spiraea; not edible.

Lonicera caprifolium is native from central Europe to west Asia. The flowers are yellowish white, often with a slightly purplish outside. The flowers bloom in May and June.

Lonicera Caprifolium

Lonicera caprifolium is native from central Europe to west Asia. The flowers are yellowish white, often…

The common name of lonicera is honeysuckle. The caprifolium variety has yellowish flowers with a bluish tube. The flowers are two inches long and highly fragrant.

Flowering Branchlet of Lonicera Caprifolium

The common name of lonicera is honeysuckle. The caprifolium variety has yellowish flowers with a bluish…

The lonicera flava shrub climbs ten feet high. The flowers are orange-yellow and fragrant. It is native from North Carolina to Kentucky, Georgia, and Alabama.

Lonicera Flava

The lonicera flava shrub climbs ten feet high. The flowers are orange-yellow and fragrant. It is native…

The common name of lonicera is honeysuckle. The flexuosa variety has very fragrant yellow flowers. The flowers bloom in June and July.

Flowering Branch and Detached Flowers of Lonicera Flexuosa

The common name of lonicera is honeysuckle. The flexuosa variety has very fragrant yellow flowers. The…

Lonicera gracilipes grows six feet tall. The flowers are pink, rarely white. The flowers bloom in April and May.

Lonicera Gracilipes

Lonicera gracilipes grows six feet tall. The flowers are pink, rarely white. The flowers bloom in April…

Lonicera hirsuta is a high climbing shrub. The flowers are bright or orange yellow. The flowers bloom in June and July.

Lonicera Hirsuta

Lonicera hirsuta is a high climbing shrub. The flowers are bright or orange yellow. The flowers bloom…

Lonicera involucrata grows three feet tall with upright branches. The flowers are yellowish or slightly tinged red. The flowers bloom May to July.

Lonicera Involucrata

Lonicera involucrata grows three feet tall with upright branches. The flowers are yellowish or slightly…

Lonicera japonica is also known as L. halliana. The shrub climbs up to fifteen feet. It is native to China and Japan. The flowers are white changing to yellow, often purplish outside. The flowers are very fragrant.

Lonicera Japonica

Lonicera japonica is also known as L. halliana. The shrub climbs up to fifteen feet. It is native to…

The lonicera korolkovii shrub grows twelve feet tall. The flowers are light pink, rarely white. The flowers bloom in May and June.

Lonicera Korolkovii

The lonicera korolkovii shrub grows twelve feet tall. The flowers are light pink, rarely white. The…

Lonicera maackii is an upright shrub that grows fifteen feet tall. Its growth ranges from north east Asia to central Japan. The flowers bloom in June.

Lonicera Maackii

Lonicera maackii is an upright shrub that grows fifteen feet tall. Its growth ranges from north east…

The lonicera prolifera shrub climbs four to five feet high. The flowers are pale yellow with a marked purplish outside. The flowers bloom in May and June. The fruit appears in September and October.

Lonicera Prolifera

The lonicera prolifera shrub climbs four to five feet high. The flowers are pale yellow with a marked…

Lonicera sempervirens is an evergreen variety of honeysuckle. The flowers are scarlet outside and yellow inside. The flowers bloom in the spring and summer.

Flowering Branchlet of Lonicera Sempervirens

Lonicera sempervirens is an evergreen variety of honeysuckle. The flowers are scarlet outside and yellow…

Lonicera standishii is a half-evergreen shrub with spreading branches. It grows to six feet in height. The flowers are white or slightly blushed, and very fragrant.

Lonicera Standishii

Lonicera standishii is a half-evergreen shrub with spreading branches. It grows to six feet in height.…

The lonicera tatarica shrub grows ten feet tall. The flowers are pink, crimson, or white. The flowers bloom in May and June.

Lonicera Tatarica

The lonicera tatarica shrub grows ten feet tall. The flowers are pink, crimson, or white. The flowers…

Lonicera thibetica is a variety of honeysuckle. The shrub grows five feet tall. The flowers are purple and fragrant.

Lonicera Thibetica

Lonicera thibetica is a variety of honeysuckle. The shrub grows five feet tall. The flowers are purple…

The lonicera xylosteum shrub grows ten feet tall. It is native to Europe and west and north Asia. The flowers are yellowish white, often slightly tinged with red. The flowers bloom in May and June.

Lonicera Xylosteum

The lonicera xylosteum shrub grows ten feet tall. It is native to Europe and west and north Asia. The…

Of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae), the loosestrife or Lythrum alatum.

Loosestrife

Of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae), the loosestrife or Lythrum alatum.

Of the Primrose family (Primulaceae), the loosestrife (Lysimachia terrestris).

Loosestrife

Of the Primrose family (Primulaceae), the loosestrife (Lysimachia terrestris).

Of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae), the clammy cuphea or Cuphea viscosissima.

Clammy Cuphea

Of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae), the clammy cuphea or Cuphea viscosissima.

Of the Primrose family (Primulaceae), the four-leaved loosestrife (Lysimachia quadrifolia).

Four-Leaved Loosestrife

Of the Primrose family (Primulaceae), the four-leaved loosestrife (Lysimachia quadrifolia).

Of the Primrose family (Primulaceae), the fringed loosestrife (Steironema ciliatum).

Fringed Loosestrife

Of the Primrose family (Primulaceae), the fringed loosestrife (Steironema ciliatum).

Of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae), the long purples or Lythrum Salicaria.

Long Purples

Of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae), the long purples or Lythrum Salicaria.

"Lythrum salicaria. 1. a flower; 2. the calyx spread open; 3. the pistil; 4. a cross section of the ovary; 5. the capsule; 6. a section of a seed." -Lindley, 1853

Purple Loosestrife

"Lythrum salicaria. 1. a flower; 2. the calyx spread open; 3. the pistil; 4. a cross section of the…

Of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae), the swamp loosestrife or Decodon verticillatus.

Swamp Loosestrife

Of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae), the swamp loosestrife or Decodon verticillatus.

Lopezia albiflora is native to Mexico. It grows two feet tall. The flowers are white and often tinged pinkish at the base.

Lopezia Albiflora

Lopezia albiflora is native to Mexico. It grows two feet tall. The flowers are white and often tinged…

Upper flowers with stamens only.

Lophotocarpus

Upper flowers with stamens only.

"Loranthus chrysanthus. 1. section of a flower; 2. of a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Loranthus

"Loranthus chrysanthus. 1. section of a flower; 2. of a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

"Loranthus memecylifolius. 1. corolla laid open; 2. ovary, &c." -Lindley, 1853

Loranthus

"Loranthus memecylifolius. 1. corolla laid open; 2. ovary, &c." -Lindley, 1853

"Parasitic Plants are those which are unable to nourish themselves and prey upon other plants or animals; becoming attached, they gain access to the tissues of their host and feed upon its juices. "—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Loranthus Europaes

"Parasitic Plants are those which are unable to nourish themselves and prey upon other plants or animals;…

Pictured are the stamens and a vertical section of the ovary of a flower of the lotos group.

Lotos Group

Pictured are the stamens and a vertical section of the ovary of a flower of the lotos group.

The left is a transverse section of a petiole of the lotos group. The right is a transverse section of a peduncle of the lotos group.

Lotos Petiole and Peduncle

The left is a transverse section of a petiole of the lotos group. The right is a transverse section…

A name derived from the lotus of Greek legend, and applied to various species of plants related to the clovers. It is now used also to designate several species of the water-lily family, particularly the sacred species of Egyptian lilies that geow in the Nile regions.

Lotus

A name derived from the lotus of Greek legend, and applied to various species of plants related to the…

"Nelumbium speciosum. 1. a section of its young carpel; 2. a section of the same when ripened into a bean, and showing the structure of the seed." -Lindley, 1853

Lotus

"Nelumbium speciosum. 1. a section of its young carpel; 2. a section of the same when ripened into a…

The lotus flower has been called the sacred flower of Ancient Egypt. It was the largent and most beautiful of flowers known to that tland, and figured prominently in both royal and religious ceremonies.

Lotus Flower

The lotus flower has been called the sacred flower of Ancient Egypt. It was the largent and most beautiful…

Lotus jacobaeus flowers are dark purple, almost black. The upper petal is yellowish. The plant grows between one and three feet tall.

Lotus Jacobaeus

Lotus jacobaeus flowers are dark purple, almost black. The upper petal is yellowish. The plant grows…

The American lotus or Nelumbo lutea.

American Lotus

The American lotus or Nelumbo lutea.

"This is also a very well known flowering plant, of which there are many varieties - white, light and dark blue, single and double. The one most in cultivation with the finest large sweet-scented flowers is V. Marie Louise, which surpasses all other double blue Violets in the profusion of its flowers, richness of color, and delicious fragrance."—Heinrich, 1887

Violet, Marie Louise

"This is also a very well known flowering plant, of which there are many varieties - white, light and…

Of the Figwort family (Scrophulariaceae), the lousewort (Pedicularis canadensis).

Lousewort

Of the Figwort family (Scrophulariaceae), the lousewort (Pedicularis canadensis).

Series of bud-scales and foliage-leaves from a developing bud of the Low Sweet Buckeye, showing nearly complete gradation, from a scale to a compound leaf of five leaflets; and that the scales answer to reduced petioles.

Low Sweet Buckeye

Series of bud-scales and foliage-leaves from a developing bud of the Low Sweet Buckeye, showing nearly…

Lucalia gratissima flowers are rose colored. The flowers are somewhat fleshy and are sweet scented.

Flowering Branch of Luculia Gratissima

Lucalia gratissima flowers are rose colored. The flowers are somewhat fleshy and are sweet scented.

The flowers of luculia pinceana are large and white. The flowers are also very fragrant.

Flowering Branch of Luculia Pinceana

The flowers of luculia pinceana are large and white. The flowers are also very fragrant.

flowers solitary in the axils of the leaves; leaves less than 3.5cm long.

Ludwigia

flowers solitary in the axils of the leaves; leaves less than 3.5cm long.

Capsule or calyx tube short and stout, not reflexed.

Ludwigia

Capsule or calyx tube short and stout, not reflexed.

Sing Kwa is the common name of luffa acutangula. The fruit is strongly ribbed with black seeds. It is probably indigenous to Asia.

Luffa Acutangula

Sing Kwa is the common name of luffa acutangula. The fruit is strongly ribbed with black seeds. It is…

Lunaria annua is a variety of satin flower, moonwort, or honesty. The flowers are numerous, pink-purple, and fragrant. The flowers bloom in May and June.

Lunaria Annua

Lunaria annua is a variety of satin flower, moonwort, or honesty. The flowers are numerous, pink-purple,…

The common name of lunaria is honesty. The annua variety has violet lilac flowers. The flowers are scentless. The leaves are heart shaped.

Flowering Stem of Lunaria Annua

The common name of lunaria is honesty. The annua variety has violet lilac flowers. The flowers are scentless.…

Monadelphous stamens of Lupine.

Lupine

Monadelphous stamens of Lupine.

The common name of lupinus is lupine. Lupinus cruikshankii has blue flowers with yellow in the center. It is considered to be a species of lupinus mutabilis.

Lupinus (Mutabilis) Cruikshankii

The common name of lupinus is lupine. Lupinus cruikshankii has blue flowers with yellow in the center.…

The common name of lupinus luteus is yellow lupine. The stem is two feet tall. hairy, and erect. The flowers are yellow and fragrant.

Lupinus Luteus

The common name of lupinus luteus is yellow lupine. The stem is two feet tall. hairy, and erect. The…

Lupinus nootkatensis is a variety of lupine. The flowers are blue mixed with purple, white, or yellow. The flowers bloom May to July.

Lupinus Nootkatensis

Lupinus nootkatensis is a variety of lupine. The flowers are blue mixed with purple, white, or yellow.…

Lupinus parviflorus has small, light blue flowers. The plant is native from New Mexico to Washington.

Lupinus Parviflorus

Lupinus parviflorus has small, light blue flowers. The plant is native from New Mexico to Washington.

Lupinus polyphyllus is a variety of lupine. The flowers are usually dark blue. There are eleven to fifteen leaflets which taper at each point and are hairy beneath.

Inflorescence and Upper Leaves of Lupinus Polyphyllus

Lupinus polyphyllus is a variety of lupine. The flowers are usually dark blue. There are eleven to fifteen…

A flowering plant belonging to the Amaryllidaceae genus.

Stenbergia Lutea

A flowering plant belonging to the Amaryllidaceae genus.

Lycaste aromatica is native to Mexico. Each stem has one flower. The flowers bloom in winter and spring.

Lycaste Aromatica

Lycaste aromatica is native to Mexico. Each stem has one flower. The flowers bloom in winter and spring.

Lycaste jugosa petals are white with numerous stripes of rich dark purple. The flowers bloom in April and May. The flower is about two inches in diameter.

Lycaste Jugosa

Lycaste jugosa petals are white with numerous stripes of rich dark purple. The flowers bloom in April…

Lychnis alpina flowers are pink and grow in close, compact heads. The petals are very narrow. The flowers bloom in spring and summer.

Habit and Detached Portion of Inflorescence of Lychnis Alpina

Lychnis alpina flowers are pink and grow in close, compact heads. The petals are very narrow. The flowers…

Lychnis chalcedonica flowers are scarlet. The flowers grow in dense clusters. The flowers bloom in the summer.

Flowering Branch of Lychnis Chalcedonica

Lychnis chalcedonica flowers are scarlet. The flowers grow in dense clusters. The flowers bloom in the…

Lychnis coronaria flowers are red. Each penduncle has one flower. The flowers bloom in July.

Flowering Branch of Lychnis Coronaria

Lychnis coronaria flowers are red. Each penduncle has one flower. The flowers bloom in July.