FLOWERING PLANTS, SHRUBS AND TREES

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.
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Milkwort

Milkwort, a genus of hardy annual or perennial herbs, shrubs, and trees. There are about 550 species, most of them from temperate or subtropical regions.

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  • Cocklebur

    Cocklebur

    Cocklebur, or Clotbur, any of several species of annual weeds of the composite family found in many parts of the world. See more »

  • Cockscomb

    Cockscomb

    Cockscomb, or Celosia, a common annual garden flower of the amaranth family. Cockscomb is native to the tropics. See more »

  • Colchicum

    Colchicum

    Colchicum, one of a group of crocuslike plants of the lily family. The most popular of the 30 species is called autumn crocus, or meadow saffron. See more »

  • Compass Plant

    Compass Plant

    Compass Plant, a large prairie plant of the midwestern United States. It is so named because the lower leaves tend to point approximately north and south. See more »

  • Composite Family

    Composite Family

    Composite Family, or Compositae, the largest family of flowering plants. It contains about 12,000 species, found all over the world. See more »

  • Cork

    Cork

    Cork, the protective outer covering of the stems and roots of woody plants. Cork also refers to the outer bark of the cork oak, an evergreen that is grown commercially. See more »

  • Cotton

    Cotton

    Cotton, a plant that yields the most important of all natural textile fibers. There are thousands of uses for cotton. See more »

  • Crocus

    Crocus

    Crocus, a genus of plants belonging to the iris family. The flowers look as if they grow directly from the ground. See more »

  • Cyclamen

    Cyclamen

    Cyclamen, or Sowbread, a decorative plant native to the Caucasus and the Mediterranean region. See more »

  • Daffodil

    Daffodil

    Daffodil, an herbaceous garden plant. A typical daffodil bears large yellow flowers in spring. See more »

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