87 illustrations of flowers and shrubs including: wallflower, watercress, waterweed, willow, wintergreen, woad, wolfsbane, wormwood, yam, yarrow, yucca, and zamia

Chenopodium olidum, or Wild Arrach, an herb. 1, flower.

Chenopodium

Chenopodium olidum, or Wild Arrach, an herb. 1, flower.

"Wake-robin (Arum maculatum)."-Whitney, 1902

Wake-Robin

"Wake-robin (Arum maculatum)."-Whitney, 1902

"One to three feet high; flowers erect, orange yellow, spotted black, well open and very beautiful. Each bulb throws up from three to four flowering stems. Native of Japan and blooms in August."—Heinrich, 1887

Wallacei

"One to three feet high; flowers erect, orange yellow, spotted black, well open and very beautiful.…

A type of flower.

Wallflower

A type of flower.

"Pistia Stratiotes. 1. A spathe with its 2 flowers; 2. a section of a seed-vessel; 3. a seed; 4. the same cut perpendicularly." -Lindley, 1853

Water Cabbage

"Pistia Stratiotes. 1. A spathe with its 2 flowers; 2. a section of a seed-vessel; 3. a seed; 4. the…

"Water Cress (Nasturtium officinale)." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Water Cress

"Water Cress (Nasturtium officinale)." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

This water lily was called Victoria Regia, named after Queen Victoria.

Water Lily

This water lily was called Victoria Regia, named after Queen Victoria.

"The Water Lily is an exogenous aquatic plant including eight genera, and all possessing submerged root stocks. They are found in all temperate climates, and attain great size in the tropics. The white water lily is the familiar flower of ponds and placid streams throughout North America, its large and chaste flowers claiming precedence for beauty among the indigenous flora."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

White Water Lily

"The Water Lily is an exogenous aquatic plant including eight genera, and all possessing submerged root…

"Stratiotes aloides. 1. a flower and spathe; 2. a flower split open; 3. a fruit in its spathe; 4. a section of the fruit; 5. an embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Water Pineapple

"Stratiotes aloides. 1. a flower and spathe; 2. a flower split open; 3. a fruit in its spathe; 4. a…

The water plantain or Alisma plantago-aquatica.

Water Plantain

The water plantain or Alisma plantago-aquatica.

A moss-like water weed.

Water Weed

A moss-like water weed.

Flower and bud of White Water-Lily, (Gray, 1858).

Water-lily

Flower and bud of White Water-Lily, (Gray, 1858).

Of the water-lily family (Nymphaeceae): bottom, water lily (Castalia odorata); top, yellow pond lily (Nymphaea advena).

Water Lily and Yellow Pond Lily

Of the water-lily family (Nymphaeceae): bottom, water lily (Castalia odorata); top, yellow pond lily…

Of the water-lily family (Nymphaeceae), the sand spurry or Spergularia rubra.

Sand Spurry

Of the water-lily family (Nymphaeceae), the sand spurry or Spergularia rubra.

A water-thyme, or philotria canadensis.

Water-thyme

A water-thyme, or philotria canadensis.

Watercresses are fast-growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plants native from Europe to central Asia, and one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by human beings. These plants are members of the Family Brassicaceae or cabbage family, botanically related to garden cress and mustard — all noteworthy for a peppery, tangy flavor.

Watercress

Watercresses are fast-growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plants native from Europe to central…

Watercress is the common name of radicula nasturtium aquaticum. It is found in small running streams, shallow pools, or ditches.

Watercress

Watercress is the common name of radicula nasturtium aquaticum. It is found in small running streams,…

Also known as Antirrhinum orontium. It is a weed with pink flowers and hairy green fruit.

Weasel's Snout

Also known as Antirrhinum orontium. It is a weed with pink flowers and hairy green fruit.

"Weed seeds commonly eaten by birds: a, bindweed; b, lamb's-quarters; c, purslane; d, amaranth; e, spotted spurge; f, ragweed; g, pigeon grass; h, dandelion." Department of Agriculture, 1899

Weed Seeds

"Weed seeds commonly eaten by birds: a, bindweed; b, lamb's-quarters; c, purslane; d, amaranth; e, spotted…

A species of weed.

Rosin Weed

A species of weed.

"Four common weeds, the seeds of which are eaten by birds: a, amaranth; b, crab grass; c, ragweed; d, pigeon grass." -Department of Agriculture, 1899

Weeds

"Four common weeds, the seeds of which are eaten by birds: a, amaranth; b, crab grass; c, ragweed; d,…

"Weinmannia Balbisiana. 1. its ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Weinmannia

"Weinmannia Balbisiana. 1. its ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Wellflower (Cheiranthus cheiri). 1, Androcium; 2, siliqua.

Wellflower

Wellflower (Cheiranthus cheiri). 1, Androcium; 2, siliqua.

A vine which is native to Costa Rica, featuring vines and blue flowers.

Solanum Wendlandii

A vine which is native to Costa Rica, featuring vines and blue flowers.

Herbaceous plant, also flowering. This plant belongs to the Gesneriaceae family.

Streptocarpus Wendlandii

Herbaceous plant, also flowering. This plant belongs to the Gesneriaceae family.

Tacca integrifolia or White Bat Plant is a flowering plant cultivated as ornamental plants.

White Bat Plant

Tacca integrifolia or White Bat Plant is a flowering plant cultivated as ornamental plants.

White or evening campion are the common names of lychnis alba. The flowers are usually white and fragrant, opening in the evening. The flowers bloom in May and June.

White Campion

White or evening campion are the common names of lychnis alba. The flowers are usually white and fragrant,…

This illustration shows a radical leaf of the White Lily, with its base thickened into a bulb-scale, cut across below to show its thickness.

White Lily

This illustration shows a radical leaf of the White Lily, with its base thickened into a bulb-scale,…

A ground leaf of White Lily, its base (cut across) thickened into a bulb-scale. This plainly shows that bulb-scales are leaves.

White Lily

A ground leaf of White Lily, its base (cut across) thickened into a bulb-scale. This plainly shows that…

White lotus is the common name of <i>nymphaea lotus</i>. The flowers are white with pink spreading towards the outer petals. The plant is native to Egypt.

White Lotus

White lotus is the common name of nymphaea lotus. The flowers are white with pink spreading towards…

White snakeroot is the common name of eupatorium urticaefolium. It is a summer-blooming species and grows two to four feet tall. The flowers are bright white and grow in loose, ample clusters.

White Snakeroot

White snakeroot is the common name of eupatorium urticaefolium. It is a summer-blooming species and…

"Eriostemon myoporoides. 1. a complete flower; 2. the ovary, seated in a cup-shaped disk, surrounded by a calyx; 3. the ripe fruit, separated spontaneously into its component carpels." -Lindley, 1853

White Star

"Eriostemon myoporoides. 1. a complete flower; 2. the ovary, seated in a cup-shaped disk, surrounded…

Seed of White Water-Lily, enclosed in its aril.

White Water-Lily

Seed of White Water-Lily, enclosed in its aril.

An arrangement of leaves or other parts in which they cme off several at the same level around the stem.

Whorl

An arrangement of leaves or other parts in which they cme off several at the same level around the stem.

The whorl of a flower.

Whorl

The whorl of a flower.

A whorled flower.

Whorled Flower

A whorled flower.

Wild chamomile is the common name of matricaria chamomila. The flowers are white. The plant is found in the fields of Europe and North Asia. It also runs wild in the eastern United States.

Wild Chamomile

Wild chamomile is the common name of matricaria chamomila. The flowers are white. The plant is found…

"Wild Cucumber (Ecbalium agreste)." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Wild Cucumber

"Wild Cucumber (Ecbalium agreste)." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Bulb of a Wild Lily.

Wild Lily

Bulb of a Wild Lily.

Wild Lily divided lengthwise, showing two forming buds of the next generation.

Wild Lily Cross-Section

Wild Lily divided lengthwise, showing two forming buds of the next generation.

Wild red lily and wood lily are the common names of lilium philadelphicum. The flowers are bright orange-red tinged with yellow in the center and spotted deep purple. The flowers bloom in late June and July.

Wild Red Lily

Wild red lily and wood lily are the common names of lilium philadelphicum. The flowers are bright orange-red…

Wind poppy and flaming poppy are the common names of meconopsis heterophylla. The flowers are brick red with a darker center. The flowers have a satiny texture.

Wind Poppy

Wind poppy and flaming poppy are the common names of meconopsis heterophylla. The flowers are brick…

Erica carnea (Winter heath, Winter Flowering Heather, or Spring heath; syn. E. herbacea, E. mediterranea) is a species of heath native to mountainous areas of central and southern Europe in the eastern Alps, where it grows in coniferous woodlands or stony slopes.

Winter Heath

Erica carnea (Winter heath, Winter Flowering Heather, or Spring heath; syn. E. herbacea, E. mediterranea)…

A Wintergreen plant of the Heath Family.

Wintergreen

A Wintergreen plant of the Heath Family.

"Pyrola chlorantha. 1. a pistil; 2. an anther; 3. seeds; 4. a seed much more magnified; 5. a section of the nucleus showing the embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Green-Flowered Wintergreen

"Pyrola chlorantha. 1. a pistil; 2. an anther; 3. seeds; 4. a seed much more magnified; 5. a section…

The spotted wintergreen or Chimaphila maculata is a perennial herb used for medicinal purposes.

Spotted Wintergreen

The spotted wintergreen or Chimaphila maculata is a perennial herb used for medicinal purposes.

A flowering vine belonging to the Wisteria genus.

Wisteria Shrub

A flowering vine belonging to the Wisteria genus.

Woad (or glastum) is the common name of the flowering plant Isatis tinctoria in the family Brassicaceae. It is commonly called dyer's woad, and sometimes incorrectly listed as Isatis indigotica (a newer and invalid name for the same plant). It is occasionally known as Asp of Jerusalem. Woad is also the name of a blue dye produced from the plant. Woad is native to the steppe and desert zones of the Caucasus, Central Asia to eastern Siberia and Western Asia (Hegi), but is now found in southeastern and some parts of Central Europe as well. It has been cultivated throughout Europe, especially in Western and southern Europe, since ancient times.

Woad

Woad (or glastum) is the common name of the flowering plant Isatis tinctoria in the family Brassicaceae.…

Flower of Wolfsbane, or Monkshood, (Gray, 1858).

Wolfsbane

Flower of Wolfsbane, or Monkshood, (Gray, 1858).

"Wood-rose, a remarkable vegetable excrescence, resembling a flower with radiating corrugated petals carved from wood, caused by the union of the saucer-shaped placenta-like base of certain parasitic plants of the mistle-toe family with the foster-branch of the host and its persistence after the death of the plant." -Whitney, 1911

Wood Rose

"Wood-rose, a remarkable vegetable excrescence, resembling a flower with radiating corrugated petals…

"Wood-rose, a remarkable vegetable excrescence, resembling a flower with radiating corrugated petals carved from wood, caused by the union of the saucer-shaped placenta-like base of certain parasitic plants of the mistle-toe family with the foster-branch of the host and its persistence after the death of the plant." -Whitney, 1911

Wood Rose

"Wood-rose, a remarkable vegetable excrescence, resembling a flower with radiating corrugated petals…

Woodbine is the common name of lonicera periclymenum. The shrub climbs several feet high. The flowers are very fragrant, yellowish white, usually with a purplish outside. The flowers bloom June to September.

Woodbine

Woodbine is the common name of lonicera periclymenum. The shrub climbs several feet high. The flowers…

The Woodwaxen or Dyer's Greenweed (Genista tinctoria) is a flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae.

Woodwaxen

The Woodwaxen or Dyer's Greenweed (Genista tinctoria) is a flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae.

The stem is one to three feet high, grooved and angled; the leaves silky on both sides.

Wormwood

The stem is one to three feet high, grooved and angled; the leaves silky on both sides.

"Wormwood is the genus Artemisia. The stem is one to three feet high, grooved, and angled; the leaves silky on both sides, twice or thrice pinnatified, dotted; the yellow flowers in racemes, the heads drooping, silky, the outer flowers fertile. It is wild in North America in various waste places, also in Continental Europe, the North of Africa and Great Britain."&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Wormwood

"Wormwood is the genus Artemisia. The stem is one to three feet high, grooved, and angled; the leaves…

A low composite herb.

Wormwood Plant

A low composite herb.

Of the Composite family (Compositae), the Roman wormwood (Ambrosia artemisiaefolia).

Roman Wormwood

Of the Composite family (Compositae), the Roman wormwood (Ambrosia artemisiaefolia).

Xanthorrhaea hastilis is a flowering plant native to Australia also referred to as Xanthorrhoea resinifera and the common name Blackboy.

Xanthorrhaea Hastilis

Xanthorrhaea hastilis is a flowering plant native to Australia also referred to as Xanthorrhoea resinifera…

Leaves smaller, rigid; small yellow flowers gathered in dense heads at top of naked stalk, each subtended by a scale-like bract.

Xyris

Leaves smaller, rigid; small yellow flowers gathered in dense heads at top of naked stalk, each subtended…

"Head of yarrow. A, top view; B, lengthwise section. re, receptacle; i, involucre; r, ray-flowers; d, disk-flowers; c, corolla; s, stigma; ch, chaff, or bracts of receptacle." -Bergen, 1896

Yarrow

"Head of yarrow. A, top view; B, lengthwise section. re, receptacle; i, involucre; r, ray-flowers; d,…