No.

Botanical Name.

Common Name.

Season.

Situation.

Structure and Habit.

I

Ligustrum

Privet .

June-July

Hedges. .

Shrub, evergreen, white flowers, bitter black berries.

2

Circaea

(Fig. 28)

Nightshade .

June-Aug.

Woods .

Flowers small, pink, leaves smooth, fruit hairy.

3

Veronica (34)

Speedwell

April-Sept.

Fields . .

Blossoms usually blue, petals joined. 20 species.

i. officinalis

Common S. .

May-Aug.

Heaths. .

Blue, stem hairy, fruit heart-shaped, notched.

ii. Becca-bunga

Brooklime

May-Aug.

Water . .

Smooth, glossy, fruit roundish, tumid.

iii. hederifolia

Ivy-leaved S.

Mar.-Sept.

Banks .

Pale lilac, leaves heart-shaped, five to seven lobed.

4

Pinguecula

Butterwort

May-July.

Bogs

Violet, irregular with a spur, leaves unctuous.

5

Utricularia .

Bladderwort .

June-July

Pools . .

Yellow, leaves with bladders in the water (Fig. 8).

6

Lycopus .

Gipsywort

June-Sept.

Ditches

White flowers in whorls. N.O. Labiatae, Group iv.

7

Salvia . .

Clary .

June-Aug.

Fields .

Purple or blue flowers, large. Ditto, ditto.

Wild Sage .

May-Aug.

Downs .

Flowers smaller, about as long as the calyx.

8

Orchis.

Orchid

May-Aug.

Various

See p. 35 and Fig. II.

9

Salix .

Willow . .

Mar.-May

Marshes

There are many species of Willow (Fig. 13).