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

"Seeds cut vertically, showing their Embryos and Albumen."-Whitney, 1902

Seeds

"Seeds cut vertically, showing their Embryos and Albumen."-Whitney, 1902

Look at the little feathery ball on the stalk of the dandelion after the flower is gone. The seeds are in the middle of that ball.

Dandelion Seeds

Look at the little feathery ball on the stalk of the dandelion after the flower is gone. The seeds are…

Each seed has a very little stem. This stem has on its end some very fine fibres standing out all around. It is curious to see how regularly they are arranged so as to make that beautiful feathery ball (Hooker, 1886).

Dandelion Seeds

Each seed has a very little stem. This stem has on its end some very fine fibres standing out all around.…

This illustration shows a common cultivated Selaginella: I, habit of the plant-s, strobili; b, a branch bearing roots, r. 1A, portion of the stem, showing leaf arrangement.

Selaginella

This illustration shows a common cultivated Selaginella: I, habit of the plant-s, strobili; b, a branch…

Open 4-valved spore-case of a Selaginella, and its four large spores (macrospores).

Selaginella

Open 4-valved spore-case of a Selaginella, and its four large spores (macrospores).

Macrospores of Selaginella

Selaginella

Macrospores of Selaginella

Macrospores of Selaginella, separated.

Selaginella

Macrospores of Selaginella, separated.

"Macrosporangium of Selaginella, containing four macrospores."—Finley, 1917

Macrosporangium of Selaginella

"Macrosporangium of Selaginella, containing four macrospores."—Finley, 1917

Selerolepis

Selerolepis

Selerolepis

Of the Mint family (Labiatae), the self-heal (Prunella vulgaris).

Self-Heal

Of the Mint family (Labiatae), the self-heal (Prunella vulgaris).

"Self-heal. (Prunella vulgaris). The upper part of the stem with flowers. a, the calyx; b, the corolla; c, a leaf; d, a bract from the inflorescence." -Whitney, 1911

Self-Heal

"Self-heal. (Prunella vulgaris). The upper part of the stem with flowers. a, the calyx; b, the corolla;…

An evergreen shrub native to Brazil.

Tibouchina Semidecandra

An evergreen shrub native to Brazil.

A bright brown fern with fronds reaching between 1 foot and 1.5 feet. They are commonly found in the East Indies.

Pteris Semipinnata

A bright brown fern with fronds reaching between 1 foot and 1.5 feet. They are commonly found in the…

<em>Senecio vulgaris</em>, a member of the genus senecio.

Senecio

Senecio vulgaris, a member of the genus senecio.

An illustration of a disk-floret of the senecio flower. Senecio is a genus of the daisy family (Asteraceae) that includes ragworts and groundsels. The flower heads are normally rayed, completely yellow, and the heads are borne in branched clusters. Though of late the genus has been reviewed and split up, it still contains a vast number of species (about 1,500) of extremely wide form including leaf succulents, stem and tuber succulents, annuals, perennials, aquatic forms, climbers, shrubs and small trees. Some species produce natural pesticides (especially alkaloids) to deter or even kill animals that would eat them.

Disk-floret of the Senecio

An illustration of a disk-floret of the senecio flower. Senecio is a genus of the daisy family (Asteraceae)…

An illustration of the gynaeceum of the senecio flower. Senecio is a genus of the daisy family (Asteraceae) that includes ragworts and groundsels. The flower heads are normally rayed, completely yellow, and the heads are borne in branched clusters. Though of late the genus has been reviewed and split up, it still contains a vast number of species (about 1,500) of extremely wide form including leaf succulents, stem and tuber succulents, annuals, perennials, aquatic forms, climbers, shrubs and small trees. Some species produce natural pesticides (especially alkaloids) to deter or even kill animals that would eat them.

Gynaeceum of the Senecio

An illustration of the gynaeceum of the senecio flower. Senecio is a genus of the daisy family (Asteraceae)…

The dried leaflets of several species of cassia, plants belonging to the bean family. These plants are native to northern Africa, western Asia, and southern Europe, particularly to Arabia.

Senna

The dried leaflets of several species of cassia, plants belonging to the bean family. These plants are…

"Flowering branch of Senna (Cassia obovata). a, a pod." -Whitney, 1911

Senna

"Flowering branch of Senna (Cassia obovata). a, a pod." -Whitney, 1911

The flowers and plant of Senna alexandrina which was once known as Cassia acutifolia.

Alexandrian Senna

The flowers and plant of Senna alexandrina which was once known as Cassia acutifolia.

A plant of the Colutea genus.

Bladder Senna

A plant of the Colutea genus.

"Wild senna (Cassia marilandica)." -Gager, 1916

Wild Senna

"Wild senna (Cassia marilandica)." -Gager, 1916

Piece of stem of Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica), with two leaves. the lower open, the upper in the closed state.

Sensitive Plant

Piece of stem of Sensitive Plant (Mimosa pudica), with two leaves. the lower open, the upper in the…

Sensitive plant and humble plant are the common names of <i>mimosa pudica</i>. It is native to Brazil. The flowers are a purplish color. The plant is hairy and spiny.

Sensitive Plant

Sensitive plant and humble plant are the common names of mimosa pudica. It is native to Brazil. The…

Large species of flowering plants, native to Africa and Australia.

Wahlenbergia Serpyllifolia

Large species of flowering plants, native to Africa and Australia.

Species of Zelkova which are commonly seen in Japan.

Zelkova Serrata

Species of Zelkova which are commonly seen in Japan.

Toothed like a saw.

Serrate

Toothed like a saw.

A branch of the Canadian Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis), a shrub or small tree, showing fruit.

Canadian Serviceberry

A branch of the Canadian Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis), a shrub or small tree, showing fruit.

A branch of the Canadian Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis), a shrub or small tree, showing flowers.

Canadian Serviceberry

A branch of the Canadian Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis), a shrub or small tree, showing flowers.

Sesame is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum.

Sesame

Sesame is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum.

"Sesamum indicum. 1. a ripe fruit; 2. one of its halves; 3. a seed; 4. a cross section of it." -Lindley, 1853

Sesame

"Sesamum indicum. 1. a ripe fruit; 2. one of its halves; 3. a seed; 4. a cross section of it." -Lindley,…

The Sesame (Sesamum orientale, Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the Pedaliaceae family of pedaliums or sesames used for its edible seeds and oil.

Sesame

The Sesame (Sesamum orientale, Sesamum indicum) is a flowering plant in the Pedaliaceae family of pedaliums…

The red trillium is native to the US, bearing both red and purple flowers. This flora is known for its strong smell.

Trillium Sessile

The red trillium is native to the US, bearing both red and purple flowers. This flora is known for its…

Spikelets spineless (awnless) but subtended by several bristles; panicle often nodding.

Setaria

Spikelets spineless (awnless) but subtended by several bristles; panicle often nodding.

"Shad scale (Atriplex canescens): a, fruit; b, flower." -Department of Agriculture, 1899

Shad Scale

"Shad scale (Atriplex canescens): a, fruit; b, flower." -Department of Agriculture, 1899

"The national emblem of Ireland, is a plant with a leaf formed from three leaflets. It is thought to be the wood-sorrel, a native of Ireland, by some, and by others the name is given to the bird's-foot trefoil." &mdash; Beach, 1900

Shamrock

"The national emblem of Ireland, is a plant with a leaf formed from three leaflets. It is thought to…

The sheath of a flower.

Sheath

The sheath of a flower.

Shell flower and molucca balm are the common names of <i>moluccella laevis</i>. The plant grows two to three feet tall. The flower clusters have six flowers. The plant is native to western Asia.

Shell Flower

Shell flower and molucca balm are the common names of moluccella laevis. The plant grows two to three…

Perennial belonging to the Viola family, flowering plant of temperate regions.

Viola Sheltonii

Perennial belonging to the Viola family, flowering plant of temperate regions.

Silicle of Shepherd's Purse.

Shepherd's Purse

Silicle of Shepherd's Purse.

"A common cruciferous plant, the size of which varies from a few inches to a few feet."&mdash;Finley, 1917

Shepherd's purse

"A common cruciferous plant, the size of which varies from a few inches to a few feet."—Finley,…

"Plant with Flowers and Fruits of Shepherd's-purse" (Capsella bursa-pastoris) "a, flower; b, a pod." -Whitney, 1911

Shepherd's Purse

"Plant with Flowers and Fruits of Shepherd's-purse" (Capsella bursa-pastoris) "a, flower; b, a pod."…

Silicle of Shepherd's Purse, with one valve removed.

Shepherd's Purse Section

Silicle of Shepherd's Purse, with one valve removed.

Petal of a shepherd's purse.

Petal of Shepherd's Purse

Petal of a shepherd's purse.

A small piece (pinnule) of a Shield-Fern: a row of fruit-dots on each side of the midrib, each covered by its kidney shaped indusium.

Shield-Fern

A small piece (pinnule) of a Shield-Fern: a row of fruit-dots on each side of the midrib, each covered…

The shoot of the Barberry, (Gray, 1858).

Shoot

The shoot of the Barberry, (Gray, 1858).

Shoot of Lilac, with winter buds; the two uppermost auxiliary ones strong; the terminal not developed.

Shoot of Lilac

Shoot of Lilac, with winter buds; the two uppermost auxiliary ones strong; the terminal not developed.

Of the Primrose family (Primulaceae), the shooting star (Dodecatheon Meadia).

Shooting Star

Of the Primrose family (Primulaceae), the shooting star (Dodecatheon Meadia).

Shooting star is the common name of dodecatheon meadia The plant grows two feet tall and blooms in May and June. The flowers are rose colored and whitish at the base.

Shooting Star

Shooting star is the common name of dodecatheon meadia The plant grows two feet tall and blooms in May…

Showy lily is the common name of lilium speciosum. The flowers bloom in late August and September and are native to Japan. The flowers are white spread with rose pink in the center and spotted blood red with a green stripe at the base.

Showy Lily

Showy lily is the common name of lilium speciosum. The flowers bloom in late August and September and…

A shrub with leaves with expanded blades.

Shrub

A shrub with leaves with expanded blades.

Shrub

Shrub

Shrub

A bulb like perennial commonly seen in Siberia.

Scilla Siberica

A bulb like perennial commonly seen in Siberia.

This plants leaves seem to form similarly to that of a rose.

Sedum Sieboldii

This plants leaves seem to form similarly to that of a rose.

Plant belonging to the muskroot family.

Viburnum Sieboldii

Plant belonging to the muskroot family.

Unguiculate (clawed) petal of a Silene; with a two parted crown.

Silene

Unguiculate (clawed) petal of a Silene; with a two parted crown.

Longitudinal section of flower of Silene Pennsylvanica, showing stipe between calyx and corolla.

Silene Pennsylvanica

Longitudinal section of flower of Silene Pennsylvanica, showing stipe between calyx and corolla.

The pendula is a plant which belongs to the silene genus.

Pendula Silene

The pendula is a plant which belongs to the silene genus.

A silique is a pod of the Cress family.

silique

A silique is a pod of the Cress family.

"Silique, the fruit of certain cruciferous plants, consisting of a pair of valves which seperate from a central septum"&mdash;Finley, 1917

Silique

"Silique, the fruit of certain cruciferous plants, consisting of a pair of valves which seperate from…

"Branch of Simarouba amara, with female flowers. a, a male flower; b, a female flower." -Whitney, 1911

Simarouba

"Branch of Simarouba amara, with female flowers. a, a male flower; b, a female flower." -Whitney, 1911