Argemone mexicana – Prickly Poppy

Argemone mexicana – Prickly Poppy
FAMILY: Papaveraceae GENUS: Argemone SPECIES: Mexicana COMMON NAMES: Amapolas del Campo, Bermuda Thistle, Bird-in-the-bush, Brahmadanti, Cardo Santo, Caruancho, Chadron, Flowering Thistle, Gamboge Thistle, Gold Thistle of Peru, Hierba Loca, Jamaican Thistle, Kawinchu,...

Areca catechu – Betel Nut

Areca catechu – Betel Nut
FAMILY: Arecaceae GENUS: Areca SPECIES: Catechu COMMON NAMES: Adike, Areca, Betel Nut, Betel Palm, Betelnut, Fobal, Goorrecanut Palm, Gouvaka, Kamuku, Mak, Paan Supari, Pinlang, Sopari, Tambul, Tuuffel Purchase Areca Catechu (Betel Nut) Betel nut is a name given to...

Carnegia gigantea – Saguaro

Carnegia gigantea – Saguaro
FAMILY: Cactaceae GENUS: Carnegia SPECIES: Gigantea COMMON NAMES: Cardon Grande, Giant Cactus, Great Thistle, Ha’rsany (Pima), Mojepe, Pitahaya, Riesenkaktus, Saguaro, Sauguo (Mayo) Carnegia gigantea is a cactus which can grow up to 40 feet tall  It has one main...

Acacia spp. – Acacia Tree

Acacia spp. – Acacia Tree
FAMILY: Leguminosae GENUS: Acacia SPECIES: Angustifolia, Baileyana, Catechu, Coringera, Maidenii, etc. COMMON NAMES: Pulque Tree, Timbre, Catechu Tree, Horned Acacia, Acacia, Maiden’s Wattle, Wattle, Druce Purchase Acacia Gum Resin The genus Acacia encompasses...

Valeriana officinalis – Valerian Root

Valeriana officinalis – Valerian Root
FAMILY: ValerianaceaeGENUS: ValerianaSPECIES: OfficinalisCOMMON NAMES: Valerian, Velandswurt To experience this plant directly, try Whole Valerian Root or Valerian Capsules Valerian officinalis is a perennial herb that has a short rhizome and many hollow rootlets. It...
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