"A genus of plants of the natural order Amaranthaceae. This order contains nearly 300 known species, natives of tropical and temperate countries, but chiefly abounding within the tropics. They are herbs or shrubs, with simple exstipulate leaves, and flowers in heads or spikes." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Amaranth

"A genus of plants of the natural order Amaranthaceae. This order contains nearly 300 known species,…

The arrowroot plant, an edible starch.

Arrowroot

The arrowroot plant, an edible starch.

A tree bearing bananas.

Banana

A tree bearing bananas.

Named "Great Basin Violet," a flowering plant native to western United States.

Viola Beckwithii

Named "Great Basin Violet," a flowering plant native to western United States.

Named "sweet whit violet" featuring shorter stems, native to North America.

Viola Blanda

Named "sweet whit violet" featuring shorter stems, native to North America.

Bryonia dioica or Red Bryony is a species of perennial climbing herbs.

Red Bryony

Bryonia dioica or Red Bryony is a species of perennial climbing herbs.

A hairy aromatic perennial herb (Nepeta cataria) in the mint family, native to Eurasia and containing an aromatic oil to which cats are strongly attracted.

Toy Catnip Ball

A hairy aromatic perennial herb (Nepeta cataria) in the mint family, native to Eurasia and containing…

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

Chenopodium

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

Perennial bearing long spur, native to Europe.

Viola Cornuta

Perennial bearing long spur, native to Europe.

The common name of coronilla varia is crown vetch. It is a straggling or ascending smooth herb growing one to two feet tall. The flowers grow in dense clusters that are pinkish white.

Coronilla Varia

The common name of coronilla varia is crown vetch. It is a straggling or ascending smooth herb growing…

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is a short-lived perennial herb. It is the sole species of the genus Anethum, though classified by some botanists in a related genus as Peucedanum graveolens (L.) C.B.Clarke. It grows to 40–60 cm (16–24 in) 1 inch, with slender stems and alternate, finely divided, softly delicate leaves 10–20 cm (3.9–7.9 in) long. The ultimate leaf divisions are 1–2 mm (0.039–0.079 in) broad, slightly broader than the similar leaves of fennel, which are threadlike, less than 1 mm (0.039 in) broad, but harder in texture. The flowers are white to yellow, in small umbels 2–9 cm (0.79–3.5 in) diameter. The seeds are 4–5 mm (0.16–0.20 in) long and 1 mm (0.039 in) thick, and straight to slightly curved with a longitudinally ridged surface.

Dill

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is a short-lived perennial herb. It is the sole species of the genus Anethum,…

"Polygonaceae is mainly a north temperate order. A few genera are tropical which has 125 species restricted to tropical and sub—tropical America. Polygonum has a very wide distribution to the mountains of tropical Africa and South Africa, through the highlands of tropical Asia to Australia, and in America as far south as Chile. Most of the genera have a limited distribution. Of the three which are native in the British Isles." —Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910

Flowers and Leaves of Common Dock

"Polygonaceae is mainly a north temperate order. A few genera are tropical which has 125 species restricted…

A plant of the Cornus genus.

Dogwood

A plant of the Cornus genus.

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a plant species in the genus Foeniculum (treated as the sole species in the genus by most botanists). It is a hardy, perennial, umbelliferous herb, with yellow flowers and feathery leaves, grows wild in most parts of temperate Europe, but is generally considered indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, whence it spreads eastwards to India and even in England in Bedfont Lakes Country Park and Thurrock . It has followed, especially where Romans have colonized, and may be found growing wild in many parts of the world upon dry soils near the sea-coast and upon river-banks. It is a member of the family Apiaceae. It is a highly aromatic and flavorful herb with culinary and medicinal uses, and is one of the primary ingredients of absinthe. Fennel is used as a food plant by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the Mouse Moth and the Anise Swallowtail.

Fennel

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a plant species in the genus Foeniculum (treated as the sole species…

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium; syn. Chrysanthemum parthenium) is a traditional medicinal herb which is found in many old gardens, and is also occasionally grown for ornament. The plant grows into a small bush up to around 18 inches high, with citrus-scented leaves and is covered by flowers reminiscent of daisies. It spreads rapidly, and they will cover a wide area after a few years. Feverfew has been used for reducing fever, for treating headaches, arthritis and digestive problems. It is hypothesized that by inhibiting the release of serotonin and prostaglandins, both of which are believed to aid the onset of migraines, feverfew limits the inflammation of blood vessels in the head. This would, in theory, stop the blood vessel spasm which is believed to contribute to headaches.

Feverfew

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium; syn. Chrysanthemum parthenium) is a traditional medicinal herb which…

A biennial herb native to Europe. Its leaves and flowers are poisonous to humans and some animals.

Purple Foxglove

A biennial herb native to Europe. Its leaves and flowers are poisonous to humans and some animals.

A flowering plant belonging to the Stapelia; commonly called a carrion perennial.

Stapelia Grandiflora

A flowering plant belonging to the Stapelia; commonly called a carrion perennial.

Grass of Parnassus is a herbaceous plant found on wet moors and bogs in Britain.

Grass of Parnassus

Grass of Parnassus is a herbaceous plant found on wet moors and bogs in Britain.

The Indian Tobacco or Lobelia inflata is an herbaceous plant used for medicinal purposes.

Indian Tobacco

The Indian Tobacco or Lobelia inflata is an herbaceous plant used for medicinal purposes.

"Polygonaceae, a natural order of Dicotyledons, containing 30 genera with about 700 species, chiefly in the north temperate zone, and represented in Great Britain by three genera. They are mostly herbs characterized by the union of the stipules into a sheath or ocrea, which protects the younger leaves in the bud stage." —Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910

Stem and Leaf Part of Polygonum

"Polygonaceae, a natural order of Dicotyledons, containing 30 genera with about 700 species, chiefly…

"Mandrake is a perennial herb. From the rude resemblance of the bifurcated root to the human figure many superstitious notions have gathered round this plant."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Mandrake

"Mandrake is a perennial herb. From the rude resemblance of the bifurcated root to the human figure…

Genus of the Salviniaceae: water ferns

Salvinia Natans

Genus of the Salviniaceae: water ferns

A hardy herbaceous perennial plant native to a wide area of central Europe and western Asia. It is an attractive plant that is easy to grow and propagate, with the result that it has been passed around by gardeners for many years.

Salvia Nemorosa

A hardy herbaceous perennial plant native to a wide area of central Europe and western Asia. It is an…

Common tobacco is the common name of nicotiana tabacum. The flowers are rose colored and downy on the outside. The flowers bloom in the summer.

Portion of Inflorescence of Nicotiana Tabacum

Common tobacco is the common name of nicotiana tabacum. The flowers are rose colored and downy on the…

Plant belonging to the daisy family, common to eastern parts of the United States.

Vernonia Noveboracensis

Plant belonging to the daisy family, common to eastern parts of the United States.

Violet native to Europe, bearing white flowers.

Viola Odorata

Violet native to Europe, bearing white flowers.

A pink flower that typically blooms in the Spring. The plant has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb, and the leaves are commonly eaten by caterpillars. They reach up to 1 foot in height.

Pulmonaris Officinalis

A pink flower that typically blooms in the Spring. The plant has been used for centuries as a medicinal…

Perennial belonging to the Viola family, a flowering plant.

Viola Palmata

Perennial belonging to the Viola family, a flowering plant.

Plant belonging to the Viola family.

Viola Papilionacea

Plant belonging to the Viola family.

A plant cultivated as a herb, spice, and a vegetable.

Fine Curled Parsley

A plant cultivated as a herb, spice, and a vegetable.

Philodendron mamei is a fine leaved, stemless herb. The leaves are large, heart shaped, and marked with whitish variegations.

Philodendron Mamei

Philodendron mamei is a fine leaved, stemless herb. The leaves are large, heart shaped, and marked with…

An asparagus fern, this fern style plant is native to southern parts of Africa.

Asparagus Plumosus

An asparagus fern, this fern style plant is native to southern parts of Africa.

Tall perennial Old World salvia with violet-blue flowers; found in open grasslands

Salvia Pratensis

Tall perennial Old World salvia with violet-blue flowers; found in open grasslands

A woody perennial herb with fragrant needle-like leaves.

Rosemary

A woody perennial herb with fragrant needle-like leaves.

Violet native to North America, bearing lilac flowers.

Viola Rostrata

Violet native to North America, bearing lilac flowers.

"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…

An evergreen shrub. Usually has yellow flowers.

Rue

An evergreen shrub. Usually has yellow flowers.

A strong-scented herbaceous plant of the genus Ruta, nat. order Rutacae, a native of S. Europe, but also cultivated in gardens in the United States.

Rue Plant

A strong-scented herbaceous plant of the genus Ruta, nat. order Rutacae, a native of S. Europe, but…

Any plant of the genus Salpiglossis

Sinuata Salpiglossis

Any plant of the genus Salpiglossis

Any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

Russian Salvia

Any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

A type of herb noted for it's flavor.

Sarsaparilla

A type of herb noted for it's flavor.

The Summer Savory (Satureja hortensis) is a flowering plant of the Lamiaceae family. The image shows its: a, corolla; b, calyx; and c, pistil.

Summer Savory

The Summer Savory (Satureja hortensis) is a flowering plant of the Lamiaceae family. The image shows…

This perennial belongs to the sedoldeae.

Pilosum Sedum

This perennial belongs to the sedoldeae.

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.

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

Viola Sheltonii

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

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.

This perennial belongs to the stonecrop.

Sedum Spectabile

This perennial belongs to the stonecrop.

A species of sage native to Brazil.

Salvia Splendens

A species of sage native to Brazil.

A red-flowering annual

Salvia Splendens

A red-flowering annual

"A former genus of herbaceous plants belonging to the order Caryophylacae, and now included in the genus Alsine."—Finley, 1917

Greater stitchwort

"A former genus of herbaceous plants belonging to the order Caryophylacae, and now included in the genus…

Sweet or Common Basil is the common name of ocimum basilicum. The flowers are white and bloom in August. The herb grow one foot tall.

Sweet Basil

Sweet or Common Basil is the common name of ocimum basilicum. The flowers are white and bloom in August.…

This is a short shrub like perennial of the sedum, featuring star shaped flowers.

Sedum Telephium

This is a short shrub like perennial of the sedum, featuring star shaped flowers.

A very well widespread species of sedum common in North America.

Sedum Ternatum

A very well widespread species of sedum common in North America.

The Toadshade (Trillium sessile) is a spring wildflower in the Melanthiaceae family of herbs and trilliums.

Toadshade

The Toadshade (Trillium sessile) is a spring wildflower in the Melanthiaceae family of herbs and trilliums.

European herb, integrated from garden pansies.

Viola Tricolor

European herb, integrated from garden pansies.

"Vetch, Fetch, Fitch, and Tare are terms variously used to indicate the fodder plant. This genus consists of about 100 species of climbing or diffuse herbs, distributed through temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere and South America. It is one of the best fodder plants, but is only of one or two years' duration; it is important also for green manure, and as a companion crop with clovers. The practice of sowing it along with oats or barley is strongly recommended, insuring a greater bulk of produce, and preventing the crop from massing and rotting in wet weather."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Vetch Plant

"Vetch, Fetch, Fitch, and Tare are terms variously used to indicate the fodder plant. This genus consists…

"Vetch, Fetch, Fitch, and Tare are terms variously used to indicate the fodder plant. This genus consists of about 100 species of climbing or diffuse herbs, distributed through temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere and South America. It is one of the best fodder plants, but is only of one or two years' duration; it is important also for green manure, and as a companion crop with clovers. The practice of sowing it along with oats or barley is strongly recommended, insuring a greater bulk of produce, and preventing the crop from massing and rotting in wet weather."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Vetch Seed Pod

"Vetch, Fetch, Fitch, and Tare are terms variously used to indicate the fodder plant. This genus consists…