419 illustrations of flowers and shrubs including: sabatia, safflower, saffron, sage, sainfoin, saltbush, sassafras, saururus, saxifrage, sedge, sesame, shad scale, shamrock, shooting star, skullcap, sloe, snakeroot, snapdragon, sneezeweed, snowberry, soapwort, sorrel, spurge, squash, St. John's wort, star of Bethlehem, starflower, stonecrop, strawberry, sumac, sundew, sundrops, and sunflower

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the alumroot or Heuchera americana.

Alumroot

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the alumroot or Heuchera americana.

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the early saxifrage or Saxifraga Virginiensis.

Early Saxifrage

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the early saxifrage or Saxifraga Virginiensis.

"Flowering plant of saxifrage (Saxifraga virginiensis). a, a flower; b, the fruit." -Whitney, 1911

Early Saxifrage

"Flowering plant of saxifrage (Saxifraga virginiensis). a, a flower; b, the fruit." -Whitney, 1911

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae): left, false mitrewort (Tiarella cordifolia); right, naked mitrewort (Mitella nuda).

False Mitrewort and Naked Mitrewort

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae): left, false mitrewort (Tiarella cordifolia); right, naked mitrewort…

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the golden saxifrage or Chrysosplenium americanum.

Golden Saxifrage

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the golden saxifrage or Chrysosplenium americanum.

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the Grass of Parnassus or Parnassia caroliniana.

Grass of Parnassus

Of the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the Grass of Parnassus or Parnassia caroliniana.

"Scabiosa atropurpurea. 1. a flower; 2. the involucre opened to show the ovary and calyx; 3. perpendicular section of fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Sweet Scabious

"Scabiosa atropurpurea. 1. a flower; 2. the involucre opened to show the ovary and calyx; 3. perpendicular…

The scammony (Convolvulus scammonia) is a flowering plant of the bindweed family. R, the root.

Scammony

The scammony (Convolvulus scammonia) is a flowering plant of the bindweed family. R, the root.

"This is a drooping or creeping species, with light green, glossy leaves and large clusters of orange salmon-colored flowers."—Heinrich, 1887

Begnia Glaucophylla Scandens

"This is a drooping or creeping species, with light green, glossy leaves and large clusters of orange…

This plant belongs to the aplaceae.

Pecten-Veneris Scandix

This plant belongs to the aplaceae.

A scape is a flowering, leafless stem; shown here on two different plants. "1. Wild hyacinth (Scilla nonscripta). 2. Oxlip (Primula elatior). s, s, scapes." -Whitney, 1911

Scapes

A scape is a flowering, leafless stem; shown here on two different plants. "1. Wild hyacinth (Scilla…

Scarlet plume is the common name of euphorbia fulgens. The plant is native to Mexico. It is a small shrub with drooping branches.

Scarlet Plume

Scarlet plume is the common name of euphorbia fulgens. The plant is native to Mexico. It is a small…

One of the lobes of its fruit-bearing portion, bearing two rows of spore-cases.

Schizea Pusilla

One of the lobes of its fruit-bearing portion, bearing two rows of spore-cases.

Spore-case of the Schizea Pusilla, detached, opening lengthwise.

Schizea Pusilla

Spore-case of the Schizea Pusilla, detached, opening lengthwise.

"Schubertia multiflora. 1. the anthers united to the stigma; 2. the ovary and stigma, from the latter of which the pollen masses have been removed; 3. a pair of pendulous pollen masses, with their gland; 4. the ripe follicles." -Lindley, 1853

Schubertia

"Schubertia multiflora. 1. the anthers united to the stigma; 2. the ovary and stigma, from the latter…

"A genus of Old World bulbous plants belonging to the order Lilacæ." —Finley, 1917

Scilla

"A genus of Old World bulbous plants belonging to the order Lilacæ." —Finley, 1917

Scilla (squill) is a genus of bulb-forming perennial herbs in the Hyacinthaceae. The 90-odd species are found in woodlands, subalpine meadows, and seashores across the Old World. Their flowers are usually blue, but white, pink, and purple types are known; most flower in early spring, but a few are autumn-flowering.

Scilla

Scilla (squill) is a genus of bulb-forming perennial herbs in the Hyacinthaceae. The 90-odd species…

This plant belongs to the scillia showing leaves that are usually pink and blue.

Bifolia Scilla

This plant belongs to the scillia showing leaves that are usually pink and blue.

A white flower with stripes of blue down the center. It typically blooms in the Spring, and is found in Asia and the Middle East. The leaves grow in twos, and are strap-like.

Puschkinia Scilloides

A white flower with stripes of blue down the center. It typically blooms in the Spring, and is found…

Flwers or fruits hidden by overlapping scales.

Scirpus

Flwers or fruits hidden by overlapping scales.

Style not swollen as base.

Scirpus

Style not swollen as base.

Achene exposed.

Scleria

Achene exposed.

Diagram of a scorpioid cyme, with opposite leaves or bracts.

Scorpioid Cyme

Diagram of a scorpioid cyme, with opposite leaves or bracts.

"A scouring-rush (Equisetum sylvaticum). At the right is a colorless fertile stem, in the middle a green sterile one, and at the left a green fertile one." -Bergen, 1896

Scouring Rush

"A scouring-rush (Equisetum sylvaticum). At the right is a colorless fertile stem, in the middle a green…

Fruit of the common scurvey grass.

Fruit of scurvey grass

Fruit of the common scurvey grass.

calyx of flower bearing a crest above.

Scutellaria

calyx of flower bearing a crest above.

"Sea lavender (<em>statice limonium</em>) is a native British plant, being fairly common in certain parts of the coast."&mdash;Finley, 1917

Sea lavender

"Sea lavender (statice limonium) is a native British plant, being fairly common in certain…

Section of a flower from a sea lavender.

Section of sea lavender flower

Section of a flower from a sea lavender.

Flower of the sea lavender.

Flower of the sea lavender

Flower of the sea lavender.

An illustration of a sea-lily fossil.

Sea-lily

An illustration of a sea-lily fossil.

This is a low grass common in southern parts of the United States.

Stenotaphrum Secundatum

This is a low grass common in southern parts of the United States.

An illustration of a male sedge flower.

Male Sedge Flower

An illustration of a male sedge flower.

Diagram illustration showing tubercle, a chene, and perianth brisltes.

Sedge morphology

Diagram illustration showing tubercle, a chene, and perianth brisltes.

Diagram illustration showing stem, leaf blade, and leaf sheath

Sedge morphology

Diagram illustration showing stem, leaf blade, and leaf sheath

Diagram illustration showing leaf arrangement.

Sedge morphology:leaf arrangement

Diagram illustration showing leaf arrangement.

Diagram illustration showing a scale of a spikelet.

Sedge morphology:Spikelet

Diagram illustration showing a scale of a spikelet.

An illustration of a sedge plant.

Sedge Plant

An illustration of a sedge plant.

3, The Fox Sedge (Carex vulpinoidea) and 4, the Fringed Sedge (Carex crinita).

Fox Sedge and Fringed Sedge

3, The Fox Sedge (Carex vulpinoidea) and 4, the Fringed Sedge (Carex crinita).

The Northern Singlespike Sedge (Carex scirpoidea): 1, male; 2, female.

Northern Singlespike

The Northern Singlespike Sedge (Carex scirpoidea): 1, male; 2, female.

Sedum is the large stonecrop genus of the Crassulaceae, representing about 400 species of leaf succulents, found throughout the northern hemisphere, varying from annual and creeping herbs to shrubs. The plants have water-storing leaves. The flowers usually have five petals, seldom four or six. There are typically twice as many stamens as petals.

Sedum

Sedum is the large stonecrop genus of the Crassulaceae, representing about 400 species of leaf succulents,…

"Leaf of a live-forever (Sedum sp.), with a portion of the epidermis peeled back. Underneath the epidermis is the mesophyll." -Gager, 1916

Sedum Leaf

"Leaf of a live-forever (Sedum sp.), with a portion of the epidermis peeled back. Underneath the epidermis…

This perennial belongs to the sedoldeae.

Pilosum Sedum

This perennial belongs to the sedoldeae.

Plant which belongs to the sedum family.

Plant of Sedum

Plant which belongs to the sedum family.

This plant belongs to the sedum, featuring high water retention, great for filtering air pollutants.

Spathulifolium Sedum

This plant belongs to the sedum, featuring high water retention, great for filtering air pollutants.

A newly germinated seed, showing the cotyledons or seed leaves, and the roots.

Seed

A newly germinated seed, showing the cotyledons or seed leaves, and the roots.

The cluster of leaves and raceme of the Barberry, (Gray, 1858).

Seed

The cluster of leaves and raceme of the Barberry, (Gray, 1858).

Seed of the Wild Geranium.

Seed

Seed of the Wild Geranium.

Seed of the Wild Geranium, cut in half.

Seed

Seed of the Wild Geranium, cut in half.

Cross-section of a bean seed, showing the cotyledon, plumule, and caulicle.

Bean seed

Cross-section of a bean seed, showing the cotyledon, plumule, and caulicle.

The seed of a geranium flower.

Geranium Seed

The seed of a geranium flower.

The outer coat is sometimes close and even, and fitted to the kernel, as in this Morning-glory, (Gray, 1858).

Seed-coat

The outer coat is sometimes close and even, and fitted to the kernel, as in this Morning-glory, (Gray,…

The outer coat is extended into a thin border or wing as in this Trumpet Creeper, (Gray, 1858).

Seed-coat

The outer coat is extended into a thin border or wing as in this Trumpet Creeper, (Gray, 1858).

The outer seed-coat of the milkweed is furnished with a tuft of long hairs, (Gray, 1858).

Seed-coat

The outer seed-coat of the milkweed is furnished with a tuft of long hairs, (Gray, 1858).

Of the Evening Primrose family (Onograceae), the seedbox (Ludwigia alternifolia).

Seedbox

Of the Evening Primrose family (Onograceae), the seedbox (Ludwigia alternifolia).

A newly germinated seed, seed leaves, and the roots.

Seedling

A newly germinated seed, seed leaves, and the roots.

A newly germinated seed, seed leaves, and the roots.

Seedling

A newly germinated seed, seed leaves, and the roots.

A newly germinated seed, seed leaves, and the roots.

Seedling

A newly germinated seed, seed leaves, and the roots.

A more advanced seedling of the cherry.

Seedling

A more advanced seedling of the cherry.

A seedling of the oak with a section of acorn.

Seedling

A seedling of the oak with a section of acorn.

The seeds of a rose.

Seeds

The seeds of a rose.