Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Erigeron annuus (L.) Pers.


Binomial name: Erigeron annuus (L.) Pers.
Familia: Asteraceae
Croatian name: Krasolika
English name: Fleabane

Malva sylvestris L.


Binomial name: Malva sylvestris L.
Familia: Malvaceae
Croatian name: Slijez
English name:Common Mallow

Sunday, 1 July 2012

Conium maculatum L.


Binomial name: Conium maculatum L.
Familia: Apiaceae
Croatian name: Kukuta
English name: Hemlock

The plant is highly poisonous!



Valeriana officinalis L


Binomial name: Valeriana officinalis L.
Familia: Valerianaceae
Croatian name: Valerijan
English name: Valerian



Carpinus betulus L.


Binomial name: Carpinus betulus L.
Familia: Fagaceae
Croatian name: Obični grab
English name:: Common Hornbeam

Lythrum salicaria L.


Binomial name: Lithrum salicaria L.
Familia: Lythraceae
Croatian name: Purpurna vrbica
English name: Purple Loosestrife





Monday, 25 June 2012

Echinocystis lobata (Michx) Torr & A. Gray


Binomial name: Echinocystis lobata (Michx) Torr & A. Gray
Familia: Cucurbitae
Croatian name:
English name: Wild Cucumber

Biljka je stigla iz S. Amerike.
Plant is native to North America.

Prunella vulgaris L


Binomial name: Prunella vulgaris L.
Familia: Lamiaceae
Croatian Name: Obična celinščica
English name: Selfheal

Echium vulgare L.


Binomial Name: Echium vulgare L.
Familia: Boraginaceaae
Croatian name: Obična lisičina
English name: Viper's Bugloss, Blueweed

Monday, 14 May 2012

Vincetoxicum hirundinaria Medik.


Binomial name: Vincetoxicum hirundinaria Medik.
syn. Cynanchum vincetoxicum (L) Pers.
Familia: Apocynaceae
Croatian name: Bijela lastavina
English name: White Swallow-worth


Campanula persicifolia L.


Binomial name: Campanula persicifolia L.
Familia: Campanulaceae
Croatian name: Sjajnolisna zvončika
English name: Peach-leaved Bellflower


Anacamptis pyramidalis (L.) R. Br.


Binomial name: Anacamptis pyramidalis (L.) R. Br.
Familia: Orchidaceae
Croatian name: Vratiželja
English name: Pyramidal Orchid





Agrimonia eupatoria L.


Binomial name: Agrimonia eupatoria L.
Family: Rosaceae
Croatian name: Petrovac, Turica
English name: Agrimony

Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn.


Binomial name: Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn.
Familia: Betulaceae
Croatian name: Joha
English name: Alder

Luzula pilosa (L.) Wild.


Binomial name: Luzula pilosa (L.) Wild.
Familia: Juncacee
Croatian name: Dlakava bekica
English name: Hairy Wood-rush



Sunday, 29 April 2012

Hacquetia epipactis (Scop.) DC

Image credit: Danijel Balaško

Binomial name: Hacquetia epipactis (Scop.) DC
Familia: Apiaceae
Croatian name: Volujsko oko

Aristolochia clematitis L.


Binomial name: Aristolochia clematitis L.
Familia: Aristolochiaceae
Croatian name: Vučja stopa
English name: European Birthwort

Lamium maculatum L.


Binomial name: Lamium maculatum L.
Familia: Lamiaceae
Croatian name: Pjegava mrtva kopriva
English name: Spotted Dead-nettle


Leaves often have a pale spot. The species is very variable.

Lamium purpureum L.


Binomial name: Lamium purpureum L.
Familia: Lamiaceae
Croatian name: Grimizna mrtva kopriva
English name: Purple Deadnettle, Purple Archangel





Ajuga reptans L.


Binomial name: Ajuga reptans L.
Familia: Lamiaceae
Croatian name: Puzava ivica
English name: Blue Bugle



Sometimes white flowers occur.




Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Euphorbia polychroma Kern.


Binomial name: Euphorbia polychroma Kern.
Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Croatian name: Višebojna mlječika
English name: Spurge



Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Aegopodium podagraria


Binomial name: Aegopodium podagraria L.
Familia: Apiaceae
Croatian name: Jarčevac
English name: Ground Elder

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Monotropa hypopitys L.

image credit: Danijel Balaško

Binomial name: Monotropa hypopitys L.
Familia: Pyrolaceae
Croatian name: Bezlistac
English name: Yellow Birdsnest

Gentiana verna L.

image credit: Danijel Balaško

Binomial name: Gentiana verna L.
Familia: Gentianaceae
Croatian name: Proljetni encijan, sirištara
English name: The Spring Gentian



Anemone hortensis L.

image credit: Danijel Balaško

Binomial name: Anemone hortensis L.
Familia.: Ranunculaceae
Croatian name: Vrtna šumarica
English name: Broad-leaved anemone





Dactylorhiza sambucina (L.) Soo

Image credit: Danijel Balaško

Binomial name: Dactylorhiza sambucina (L.) Soo
Familia: Orchidaceae
Croatian name: Bazgin kaćun
English name: Elder-flowered Orchid

This orchid may be found in the woods and mountain meadows on rich, humus soil. It is a perennial plant, a bulbous geophyte, up to  40 cm high. The stem is short and tubular bearing an inflorescence of yellow or purple flowers. 

Monday, 30 January 2012

Hummulus lupulus L.


Latin name: Hummulus lupulus L.
Familia: Cannabaceae
Croatian name: Hmelj
English name: Common Hop

Aesculus hippocastanum L.


Latin name: Aesculus hippocastanum L.
Familia: Hippocastanaceae

This genus has traditionally been treated in the ditypic family Hippocastanaceae along with Billia, but recent phylogenetic analysis of morphological and molecular data has led to this family, along with the Aceraceae Maples and Dipteronia, being included in the soapberry family (Sapindaceae). (source: Wikipedia)

Croatian name: Divlji kesten
English name: Horse Chestnut

Corydalis ochroleuca W. D. J. Koch

image credit: Danijel Balaško

Latin name: Corydalis ochroleuca L. W.D.J. Koch
I found out that the species is moved to another genus and named
Pseudofumaria alba
(Mill.Lidén

Familia: Fumariaceae
Croatian name: Bijela 
English name: White Corydalis, Fumeworth

Plantago lanceolata L.


Latin name: Plantago lanceolata L.
Familia: Plantaginaceae
Croatian name: Uskolisna bokvica
English name: Ribwort Plantain


Robinia pseudoacacia L.


Latin name: Robinia pseudoacacia L.
Familia: Fabaceae
Croatian name: Bagrem
English name: Black Locust

Cardamine trifolia


Latin name: Cardamine trifolia
Familia: Brassicaceae
Croatin name: Režuha trolisna
English name:  Three-leaved Cuckoo Flower ( Bittercress)

Aconitum lycoctonum L. ssp. vulparia (Reichenb.) Nyman


Latin name: Aconitum lycoctonum L. ssp. vulparia (Reichenb.) Nyman
Familia: Ranunculaceae
Croatian name: Jedić
English name : Monkshood