Oxalis Stricta – Yellow Woodsorrel

Oxalis Stricta – Yellow Woodsorrel

Yellow Woodsorrel (Oxalis stricta) is an herbaceous perennial common in greenhouse and turf situations. It is most recognizable due to the heart-shaped leaflets that are found three to a leaf. The plant has a shallow taproot, and hairy stems that are 4 to 10 inches…

Cymbalaria Muralis – Kenilworth Ivy – Oxford Ivy – Pennywort – Devil’s Ribbon

Cymbalaria Muralis – Kenilworth Ivy – Oxford Ivy – Pennywort – Devil’s Ribbon

Family: Plantaginaceae Genus: Cymbalaria (sim-buh-LAR-ee-uh) (Info) Species: muralis (mur-AH-liss) (Info) Synonym: Linaria cymbalaria Cymbalaria muralis, with common names ivy-leaved toadflax, Devil’s Ribbon, Kenilworth ivy, coliseum ivy, Oxford ivy, mother of thousands, pennywort, wandering sailor, is a flowering plant native to Mediterranean Europe and widely naturalized elsewhere. Kenilworth Ivy has little scalloped leaves form a low mat, studded with tiny…

Mint – Mentha

Mint – Mentha

Mentha (also known as mint, from Greek míntha, Linear B mi-ta) is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae (mint family).  It is estimated that 13 to 18 species exist, and the exact distinction between species is still unclear. Hybridization between some of the species occurs…