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Honeysuckle Family
2 species
Orange-fruited Horse-gentian - flower approx. 2 cm - fruit approx. 1.5 cm - leaves 10 to 18 cm - height to 1.3 m - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2010
Orange-fruited Horse-gentian
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family)
Genus: Triosteum
Species: Aurantiacum
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Updated December 28 2011
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Perennial - also known as Early Horse-gentian - the
similar Wild Coffee (T. perfoliatum), also known as Late
Horse-gentian or Feverwort, has leaves joined at the
base and pierced by the stem - native to Canada
Class: Magnoliopsida
Garden Valerian
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family)
Genus: Valeriana
Species: Officinalis
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Updated January 22 2012
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Perennial - also known as Garden Heliotrope - formerly in
the Valerian family (Valerianaceae) which is now included
in the Honeysuckle family? - escaped ornamental - native to
Eurasia
Class: Magnoliopsida
Garden Valerian - flower approx. 5 mm - compound cyme to 10 cm - compound leaf to 20 cm - leaflet to 7 cm - height to 1.5 m - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2011