Ranunculus Arvensis…

Ranunculus Arvensis (Corn Buttercup, Devil-on-all-sides, Scratch Bur) is a plant species of the genus Ranunculus. It was formerly a  common annual arable weed in Britain, but is now rare. Ranunculus is a large genus of about 400 species of plants in the Ranunculaceae. It includes the buttercups, spearworts, water crowfoots and the lesser celandine (but […]

Dark Grape Hyacinth…

Here’s a shot of a strange & acceptably rare species of flower, at least maybe in our country. Its from the Liliaceae (Lily) family. Scientific name of this flower is “Muscari commutatum”, & the common name for it is “Dark Grape Hyacinth” or “Narrow Leaved Grape Hyacinth”. It truly has a strong odor & is […]

Calendula…

A young Calendula Officinalis, with its turkish name known as “Tibbi Nergis”… “Calendula” is a genus of about 12-20 species of annual or perennial herbaceous plants in the daisy family “Asteraceae”, native to the area from Macaronesia east through the Mediterranean region to Iran. Calendula should not be confused with other plants that are also […]