It is made up chiefly of the willow-herbs and heaths, with the milkwort.
Structure and Habit.
Shores . .
Stem erect, hairy, flowers large, yellow.
Long pods, which burst and show cottony seeds.
Chlora. . .
Fields . .
Yellow flowers, stem simple, glaucous.
Paris . . .
Herb Paris .
Woods . .
Solitary flower from a whorl of four leaves.
Adoxa. . .
Five small green flowers in a head.
Daphne . .
Woods . . .
Shrub, fragrant yellow flowers, evergreen.
The milkwort is a little blue flower with curious blossoms found on heaths and hillsides. The different forms of heath and ling do not need description.