Tag Archives: Popular Plants Of Europe

Rye Crop Plant Encyclopedia

Rye Crop Plant Encyclopedia

Kingdom: Plantae Family: Poaceae Order: Poales Genus: Secale Rye Crop Plant Encyclopedia — Rye (Secale cereale) is a grass grown extensively as a grain and forage crop. It is a member of the wheat tribe (Triticeae) and is closely related to barley and wheat. Rye grain is used for flour, rye bread, rye beer, some whiskies, some vodkas, and animal …

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Parsley Biennial Herb Spice Plant Encyclopedia

Parsley Biennial Herb Spice Plant Encyclopedia

Kingdom: Plantae Family: Apiaceae Order: Apiales Genus: Petroselinum Parsley Plant — Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a bright green, biennial herb, also used as spice. It is very common in Middle Eastern, European, and American cooking. Parsley is used for its leaf in much the same way as coriander (which is also known as Chinese parsley or cilantro), although it has …

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Mustard: Herbaceous herbs Plant Encyclopedia

Mustard: Herbaceous herbs Plant Encyclopedia

Kingdom: Plantae Family: Brassicaceae Order: Brassicales Genus: Brassica Mustard Plant — Mustards are several plant species in the genera Brassica and Sinapis whose small mustard seeds are used as a spice and, by grinding and mixing them with water, vinegar or other liquids, are turned into a condiment also known as mustard. The seeds are also pressed to make mustard …

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Dill: Annual Herb Encyclopedia

Dill: Annual Herb Encyclopedia

Kingdom: Plantae Family: Apiaceae Order: Apiales Genus: Anethum Tribe: Apieae Dill Annual Herb — Dill (Anethum graveolens) is a short-lived annual herb. It is the sole species of the genus Anethum, though classified by some botanists in the related genus Peucedanum as Peucedanum graveolens (L.) C.B. Clarke. It grows to 40-60 cm tall, with slender stems and alternate, finely divided, …

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Cork Oak Tree Encyclopedia

Cork Oak Tree Encyclopedia

Kingdom: Plantae Family: Fagaceae Order: Fagales Genus: Quercus Cork Oak Tree — The Cork Oak (Quercus suber) is a medium-sized, evergreen oak tree in the section Quercus sect. Cerris. It is native to southwest Europe and northwest Africa. It grows to up to 20 m, although it is typically more stunted in its native environment. The leaves are 4-7 cm …

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