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Native Herbs (V-Z)

A-C | D-F | G-I | J-L | M-O | P-R | S-U | V-Z

Vaccinium oxycoccus
Bog Cranberry
Creeping perennial of peat bogs, producing pink flowers and dark red cranberries.
Leaves deciduous.
Vancouveria hexandra
Inside-out Flower
Rhizomatous perennial with small white flowers and delicate leaves.
Height: 16 inches (40 cm).
Leaves are twice divided into 3's with 9-15 heart to egg-shaped leaflets. Leaflets are sparsely hairy, delicate. Leaf size: 10-40 cm; color: dull green. Leaves deciduous.
Viola adunca
Early-blue Violet
A blue flowered violet that grows from slender rhizomes and is stemless in the early season, later grow upright stem.
Height: Up to 4 inches (10 cm).
Leaves can be hairy or hairless; margins are finely round-toothed; reddish-brown stipules; shape: oval to heart-shaped; size: 3 cm long; color: green. Leaves deciduous.
Viola glabella
Yellow Wood Violet
An attractive yellow-flowered violet of moist open woodlands.
Leaves deciduous.
Viola sempervirens
Evergreen Violet
A creeping violet with evergreen leaves and yellow flowers.
Leaves evergreen.
Xerophyllum tenax
Beargrass
Forms a tall grass-like clump of tough leaves topped by a large dense cluster of white flowers.
Height: 3-5 feet (1-1.5 meters).
Grass-like, in large basal clumps; margins are finely toothed (barbed); size: to 90 cm long, 1.5-4 mm wide; color: green. Leaves evergreen.

 

The landscaping and restoration information provided on this page is taken from the Starflower Foundation Image Herbarium. All photographs © Starflower Foundation unless otherwise noted.

 

 

 



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