With large, tawny blooms, Hemerocallis fulva has been a part of Chinese cuisine for thousands of years.
To learn more about these magnificent blooms, visit our post on Peonies. Photos taken in 2021
Don't be fooled by Ailanthus altissima's attractive name— it is an invasive and destructive plant.
To learn more about these vivid bee-attracting flowers, visit our post on Crimson Bottlebrush. Photos taken in 2021
With soft, fuzzy leaves and antibacterial properties, Stachys byzantina can be used as a natural bandage.
To learn more about this beautiful fire-resistant tree, visit our post on Southern Magnolia. Photos taken in 2021
With dramatic, peeling bark, Arbutus menziesii can be used in the kitchen, at a campfire, or in a wood workshop!
Silybum marianum may look spiky and intimidating, but it has many health benefits!
Dubbed "medieval aspirin," Tanacetum parthenium has been used to treat headaches and fever for centuries.
With a sweet fragrance, Lavandula can even be used to flavor ice cream!
With a special way of spreading its seeds, Dicentra formosa can be seen throughout the North American west coast.
Known for its fishy taste, Houttuynia cordata has distinct heart-shaped leaves.
Bitten by a spider? Use plants of the genus Plantago to soothe your wound.