Flowering plants, shrubs and trees provide the environment with much needed oxygen and fight soil erosion. They also provide food and shelter for many animals, as well as contribute to the fertility of soil with their dead leaves and flowers.
Blazing Star, the common name of several North American wild plants. One species, also called button snakeroot and gay feather, belongs to the composite family and grows in North America as far west as Texas. See more »
Buttercup, or Crowfoot, a plant native mostly to northern temperate areas. Most of the 250 species of buttercups are wildflowers; a few species are planted in gardens or used as houseplants. See more »