141 illustrations of flowers and shrubs including: quassia, rafflesia, ragweed, ragwort, raspberry, rattle, rattlebox, rhododendron, rhodora, riverweed, rock-rose, rose, rosemary, rue, ruscus, and rush

Root-gall on raspberry

Root-gall

Root-gall on raspberry

A plant with an underground reproductive structure.

Smilacina Rootstock

A plant with an underground reproductive structure.

Flowers yellow.

Rorippa

Flowers yellow.

Leaves with central mid-vein and smaller veins branching from this.

Rorippa

Leaves with central mid-vein and smaller veins branching from this.

Rose rugosa, from Japan. One of the best roses for lawn planting, because of its neat habit and attractive foilage.

Rosa Rugosa

Rose rugosa, from Japan. One of the best roses for lawn planting, because of its neat habit and attractive…

the rose is one of the most prized of the cultivated ornamental forms.

Rose

the rose is one of the most prized of the cultivated ornamental forms.

Roses are members of the Rosaceae family.

Rose

Roses are members of the Rosaceae family.

A rose

Rose

A rose

A rose

Rose

A rose

The common name of plants of the genus rosa. They have prickly stems and unequally pinnate leaves. About fifty species in a wild state have been described, most of which are confined to the north temperate zone.

Rose

The common name of plants of the genus rosa. They have prickly stems and unequally pinnate leaves. About…

"Proliferous or monstrous Rose, showing the prolongation of the axis beyond the flower. C, calyx transformed into leaves; P. petals multiplied at the expense of the stamens, which are reduced in number; F, colored leaves representing abortive carpels; A, axis prolonged, bearing an imperfect flower at its apex." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Rose

"Proliferous or monstrous Rose, showing the prolongation of the axis beyond the flower. C, calyx transformed…

A rose

Rose

A rose

An illustration of a rose.

Rose

An illustration of a rose.

A diagram of a prolific rose illustrating: s, Sephals transformed into leaves; p, Petals multiplied at the expense of the stamens which are reduced in number; c, Colored leaves representing abortive carpels; and a, Axis prolonged, bearing an imperfect flower at its apex.

Proliferous Rose

A diagram of a prolific rose illustrating: s, Sephals transformed into leaves; p, Petals multiplied…

Illustrated is the flower of rose apple, also known as jamrosade and jambos. The flower is greenish white. The tree is native to the east Indies.

Rose Apple

Illustrated is the flower of rose apple, also known as jamrosade and jambos. The flower is greenish…

Rosebud without petals.

Stylized Rose Bud

Rosebud without petals.

Rosebud without petals, cut open to reveal stamens.

Stylized Rose Bud

Rosebud without petals, cut open to reveal stamens.

"Rosa rugosa, at left; Crataegus punctata, at right. The fruit is composed of the ripened ovary, reinforced by the enlarged receptacle." -Gager, 1916

Rose Family

"Rosa rugosa, at left; Crataegus punctata, at right. The fruit is composed of the ripened ovary, reinforced…

Rose of heaven is the common name of lychnis coeli-rosa. The flowers are rose-red and grow on slender stems. The flowers are native to the Mediterranean region.

Rose of Heaven

Rose of heaven is the common name of lychnis coeli-rosa. The flowers are rose-red and grow on slender…

Anastatica hierochuntina or the Rose of Jericho is member of the Brassicaceae family.

Rose of Jericho

Anastatica hierochuntina or the Rose of Jericho is member of the Brassicaceae family.

"A rose, longitudinal section." -Bergen, 1896

Rose Section

"A rose, longitudinal section." -Bergen, 1896

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the spines of Rosa lucida.

Rose Spines

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the spines of Rosa lucida.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae): left, agrimony or Agrimonia gryposepala; right, cinquefoil or Potentilla canadensis var. simplex.

Agrimony and Cinquefoil

Of the rose family (Rosaceae): left, agrimony or Agrimonia gryposepala; right, cinquefoil or Potentilla…

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), Dalibarda repens.

D. Repens

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), Dalibarda repens.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the Geum Peckii.

G. Peckii

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the Geum Peckii.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the hardhack or Spiraea tomentosa.

Hardhack

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the hardhack or Spiraea tomentosa.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the long-plumed avens or Geum triflorum.

Long-Plumed Avens

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the long-plumed avens or Geum triflorum.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the meadowsweet or Spiraea latifolia.

Meadowsweet

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the meadowsweet or Spiraea latifolia.

Also known as Rosa multiflora. It is a shrub which grows small corymbs of flowers. It is native to eastern Asia and is considered an invasive species.

Multiflora Rose

Also known as Rosa multiflora. It is a shrub which grows small corymbs of flowers. It is native to eastern…

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the Norway cinquefoil or Potentilla monspeliensis var. norvegica.

Norway Cinquefoil

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the Norway cinquefoil or Potentilla monspeliensis var. norvegica.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the leaf of Potentilla tridentata.

P. Tridentata

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the leaf of Potentilla tridentata.

A rose that grows naturally in th Midwestern United States.

Prairie Rose

A rose that grows naturally in th Midwestern United States.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the purple cinquefoil or Potentilla palustris.

Purple Cinquefoil

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the purple cinquefoil or Potentilla palustris.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae): left, the queen-of-the-prairie or Filipendula rubra; right, goat's beard or Aruncus sylvester.

Queen-of-the-Prairie and Goat's Beard

Of the rose family (Rosaceae): left, the queen-of-the-prairie or Filipendula rubra; right, goat's beard…

Some of them are beautiful evergreen flowering shrubs and ornamental in gardens.

Rock Rose

Some of them are beautiful evergreen flowering shrubs and ornamental in gardens.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the leaf of rough-fruited cinquefoil or Potentilla recta.

Rough-Fruited Cinquefoil

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the leaf of rough-fruited cinquefoil or Potentilla recta.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the slivery cinquefoil or Potentilla argentea.

Silvery Cinquefoil

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the slivery cinquefoil or Potentilla argentea.

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the smooth rose or Rosa blanda.

Smooth Rose

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the smooth rose or Rosa blanda.

Stylized rose image

Stylized Rose

Stylized rose image

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the sweetbrier or Rosa rubiginosa.

Sweetbrier

Of the rose family (Rosaceae), the sweetbrier or Rosa rubiginosa.

"Wild rose. A 'single' flower showing incipient doubling by the replacement of stamens by petals. Below, a series of transitional forms from stamen to fully formed petal; an., anther, or remnant of anther." -Gager, 1916

Wild Rose

"Wild rose. A 'single' flower showing incipient doubling by the replacement of stamens by petals. Below,…

Longitudinal section of a young rose-hip.

Rose-hip

Longitudinal section of a young rose-hip.

A Rose-hip is a kind of fruit, looking like a pear or a haw, (Gray, 1858).

Rose-hip

A Rose-hip is a kind of fruit, looking like a pear or a haw, (Gray, 1858).

A Rose-hip is a kind of fruit, looking like a pear or a haw, (Gray, 1858).

Rose-hip

A Rose-hip is a kind of fruit, looking like a pear or a haw, (Gray, 1858).

Flora belonging to the Tricholaena genus of the Poaceae family.

Tricholaena Rosea

Flora belonging to the Tricholaena genus of the Poaceae family.

An old world herb, bearing large red toned flowers.

Vinca Rosea

An old world herb, bearing large red toned flowers.

An evergreen shrub of the mint family, which is native to southern Europe and western Asia. It is from three to eight feet high, has narrow, opposite leaves, and pale-blue flowers.

Rosemary

An evergreen shrub of the mint family, which is native to southern Europe and western Asia. It is from…

A woody perennial herb with fragrant needle-like leaves.

Rosemary

A woody perennial herb with fragrant needle-like leaves.

The Florida Rosemary: "Ceratiola ericoides. 1. a male flower; 2. a female; 3. a view of the ovary, with its side removed to show the ovules; 4. ripe fruit; 5. section across a seed." -Lindley, 1853

Florida Rosemary

The Florida Rosemary: "Ceratiola ericoides. 1. a male flower; 2. a female; 3. a view of the ovary, with…

Of the Plumbago or Leadwort family (Plumbaginaceae), the marsh rosemary (Limonium carolinianum).

Marsh Rosemary

Of the Plumbago or Leadwort family (Plumbaginaceae), the marsh rosemary (Limonium carolinianum).

"Use the entire blossom mingled with buds and green leaves, all short stemmed, not longer than three or four inches. Bind the stems with string on a circle made of a piece of willow or some other pliable material, and be sure to removed the thorns from all them stems before weaving the wreath." -Beard, 1906

Wreath of roses

"Use the entire blossom mingled with buds and green leaves, all short stemmed, not longer than three…

With the leaves clustered symmetrically around the base of the stem or scape.

Rosette

With the leaves clustered symmetrically around the base of the stem or scape.

A depiction of the upper portion of the Pyrethrum roseum.

Pyrethrum Roseum

A depiction of the upper portion of the Pyrethrum roseum.

Violet native to North America, bearing lilac flowers.

Viola Rostrata

Violet native to North America, bearing lilac flowers.

Flowers with small appendages between the sepals.

Rotala

Flowers with small appendages between the sepals.

"Roxburghia gloriosoides; 1. the fruit; 2. a seed; 3. the same divided longitudinally." -Lindley, 1853

Roxburghia

"Roxburghia gloriosoides; 1. the fruit; 2. a seed; 3. the same divided longitudinally." -Lindley, 1853

"1. Branches of [Rubia] (Rubia tinctorum) with flowers and fruits/ 2. The rhizome. a, a flower; b, the pistil; c, two different fruits." -Century, 1889bia_

Rubia Flowers & Branches

"1. Branches of [Rubia] (Rubia tinctorum) with flowers and fruits/ 2. The rhizome. a, a flower; b, the…

Woody vine belonging to the Vttaceae family, bearing small flowers.

Vitis Rubra

Woody vine belonging to the Vttaceae family, bearing small flowers.