PictureThis
camera identify
Use App
tab list
Home Identify Application
English
English
繁體中文
日本語
Español
Français
Deutsch
Pусский
Português
Italiano
한국어
Nederlands
العربية
Svenska
Polskie
ภาษาไทย
Bahasa Melayu
Bahasa Indonesia
Get App
This page looks better in the app
about about
About
key_facts key_facts
Key Facts
distribution_map distribution_map
Distribution
children children
All Species
pupular_genus pupular_genus
More Genus
pic top
Mariposas
Mariposas
Mariposas
Mariposas
Mariposas (Calochortus)
Also known as : Cat's ears, Star tulips, Fairy lanterns
Mariposas grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Lifespan
Lifespan
Perennial
info

Key Facts About Mariposas

Attributes of Mariposas

Leaf type
Deciduous

Scientific Classification of Mariposas

distribution

Distribution of Mariposas

Distribution Map of Mariposas

distribution map
Native
Cultivated
Invasive
Potentially invasive
Exotic
No species reported
habit
species

Exploring the Mariposas Plants

8 most common species:
Calochortus nuttallii
Sego Lily
Sego Lily (Calochortus nuttallii) is a perennial wildflower commonly found in open grasslands and woodland areas. Flowers bloom from spring to summer with showy white bell-shaped flowers with yellow centers. Prefers full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil.
Calochortus tolmiei
Tolmie star-tulip
Tolmie star-tulip is a perennial flower native to the west coast of the United States. Also known as hairy star tulip or white pussy ears due to its fuzzy petals, it takes the name tolmie star-tulip from scientist and explorer Dr. William Fraser Tolmie.
Calochortus albus
White globe lily
The white globe lily is a hardy wild lily, despite its delicate appearance. Its flower petals with closed orbs give the blooms an almost lantern-like appearance, earning it the nickname “fairy lantern.” The lilies bloom in the winter and spring and go dormant after they flower. They are native to and grow throughout much of southern California.
Calochortus subalpinus
Subalpine mariposa lily
Subalpine mariposa lily (Calochortus subalpinus) is indigenous to the northwestern part of the United States. It's also known as mountain's cat ear because the fuzzy flowers look just like the ears of a cat. The bulbs of this plant are edible, and they're also a popular food with grizzly bears.
Calochortus venustus
Butterfly mariposa lily
Butterfly mariposa lily (Calochortus venustus) is a flowering perennial herb species native and endemic to California. Butterfly mariposa lily grows in light, sandy soils in grasslands and open wooded areas. This species is a member of the lily family and only grows in or near to California.
Calochortus leichtlinii
Smokey mariposa
Other names for Calochortus leichtlinii (smokey mariposa) are Mariposa Lily and Leichtlin’s Mariposa. This perennial herb is native to western North America. Native American tribes feasted on the delicious underground bulbs of the species.
Calochortus amabilis
Short lily
Short lily (Calochortus amabilis) is endemic to northern California in the U.S., where it grows in coastal scrub and woodland. 'Amabilis' in the scientific name means “pleasing” or “lovely” and, indeed, it is a popular ornamental plant in wildlife gardens.
Calochortus splendens
Splendid mariposa lily
Native to valleys, foothills, and coastal mountains of California and Baja California in North America, splendid mariposa lily is a perennial herb that is sometimes used in horticulture. Splendid mariposa lily produces bowl-shaped flowers that come in several shades of blue, purple, lilac, and lavender, but it doesn't bloom in the garden each year.

All Species of Mariposas

Sego Lily
Calochortus nuttallii
Sego Lily
Sego Lily (Calochortus nuttallii) is a perennial wildflower commonly found in open grasslands and woodland areas. Flowers bloom from spring to summer with showy white bell-shaped flowers with yellow centers. Prefers full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil.
Tolmie star-tulip
Calochortus tolmiei
Tolmie star-tulip
Tolmie star-tulip is a perennial flower native to the west coast of the United States. Also known as hairy star tulip or white pussy ears due to its fuzzy petals, it takes the name tolmie star-tulip from scientist and explorer Dr. William Fraser Tolmie.
White globe lily
Calochortus albus
White globe lily
The white globe lily is a hardy wild lily, despite its delicate appearance. Its flower petals with closed orbs give the blooms an almost lantern-like appearance, earning it the nickname “fairy lantern.” The lilies bloom in the winter and spring and go dormant after they flower. They are native to and grow throughout much of southern California.
Subalpine mariposa lily
Calochortus subalpinus
Subalpine mariposa lily
Subalpine mariposa lily (Calochortus subalpinus) is indigenous to the northwestern part of the United States. It's also known as mountain's cat ear because the fuzzy flowers look just like the ears of a cat. The bulbs of this plant are edible, and they're also a popular food with grizzly bears.
Butterfly mariposa lily
Calochortus venustus
Butterfly mariposa lily
Butterfly mariposa lily (Calochortus venustus) is a flowering perennial herb species native and endemic to California. Butterfly mariposa lily grows in light, sandy soils in grasslands and open wooded areas. This species is a member of the lily family and only grows in or near to California.
Smokey mariposa
Calochortus leichtlinii
Smokey mariposa
Other names for Calochortus leichtlinii (smokey mariposa) are Mariposa Lily and Leichtlin’s Mariposa. This perennial herb is native to western North America. Native American tribes feasted on the delicious underground bulbs of the species.
Short lily
Calochortus amabilis
Short lily
Short lily (Calochortus amabilis) is endemic to northern California in the U.S., where it grows in coastal scrub and woodland. 'Amabilis' in the scientific name means “pleasing” or “lovely” and, indeed, it is a popular ornamental plant in wildlife gardens.
Splendid mariposa lily
Calochortus splendens
Splendid mariposa lily
Native to valleys, foothills, and coastal mountains of California and Baja California in North America, splendid mariposa lily is a perennial herb that is sometimes used in horticulture. Splendid mariposa lily produces bowl-shaped flowers that come in several shades of blue, purple, lilac, and lavender, but it doesn't bloom in the garden each year.
Gold nuggets
Calochortus luteus
Gold nuggets
The gold nuggets plant is native exclusively to California, where it is found in grasslands, coastal prairies, and the occasional forest. It needs direct sunlight to grow properly. The bulbs are small, but edible, and can be either cooked or eaten raw. It has even been suggested that these bulbs can be used as staple foods, though no efforts have been put toward cultivating them on large scales.
Weed's mariposa lily
Calochortus weedii
Weed's mariposa lily
Calochortus weedii is also known as weed's mariposa lily. It is a flowering perennial herb that is native to North America. The species is part of the lily family. It has an attractive yellow color and shape.
Plummer's mariposa lily
Calochortus plummerae
Plummer's mariposa lily
Plummer's mariposa lily, a beautiful flowering plant endemic to southern California in the U.S., is rarely seen in the wild. It grows from a bulb and blooms with complex and extremely showy flowers from spring to summer.
Yellow mariposa
Calochortus superbus
Yellow mariposa
Yellow mariposa (Calochortus superbus) is native to California in the U.S. and grows along the coast and foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is part of the lily family and can grow as high as 60 cm. In spite of the name, the flowers can be found in a variety of colors.
Santa catalina mariposa lily
Calochortus catalinae
Santa catalina mariposa lily
Santa catalina mariposa lily is endemic to Southern California and can be found growing naturally in coastal habitats, including grasslands, chaparral, and forests. The genus name "Calochortus" translates to "beautiful grass," given for the plant's pleasing appearance and native habitat.
Desert mariposa lily
Calochortus kennedyi
Desert mariposa lily
The Calochortus kennedyi is commonly called the desert mariposa lily and is native to the deserts of the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Its petals can be red, yellow, or orange, and it has two subspecies.
Slender mariposa lily
Calochortus clavatus
Slender mariposa lily
Slender mariposa lily (Calochortus clavatus) is a rare perennial flower found almost exclusively in California in the U.S. It grows on chaparral hillsides, mostly along the coast, and in full sun or partial shade. The slender, skeletal stem can reach 1 m in height. Though not officially listed as an endangered species, it is provisionally considered threatened.
Winding mariposa lily
Calochortus flexuosus
Winding mariposa lily
Winding mariposa lily (Calochortus flexuosus) is an attractive wildflower that you are most likely to see when it blooms in late spring and early summer. The white or pink flowers stand out well in the plant's native grasslands, deserts, and dry scrubs of the Southeast USA and Northern Mexico.
Sagebrush mariposa lily
Calochortus macrocarpus
Sagebrush mariposa lily
Sagebrush mariposa lily (Calochortus macrocarpus) is grown ornamentally for its showy violet flowers which have yellow centers. Though found in pine forest and juniper woodland, it primarily occurs in sagebrush habitat, which is why it is commonly called "sagebrush mariposa lily."
Elegant mariposa lily
Calochortus elegans
Elegant mariposa lily
The inflorescence bears 1 to 7 erect bell-shaped flowers. Each flower has three sepals and three petals with very hairy inner surfaces and edges. Each petal is greenish white in color with a purple crescent above a hairless patch at the base. The fruit is a winged capsule about 2 centimeters long.
Munz's mariposa lily
Calochortus palmeri var. munzii
Munz's mariposa lily
Munz's mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Coast range mariposa lily
Calochortus vestae
Coast range mariposa lily
Coast range mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Calochortus purpureus
Calochortus purpureus
Calochortus purpureus
Calochortus purpureus grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Oakland mariposa lily
Calochortus umbellatus
Oakland mariposa lily
Calochortus umbellatus is a branching perennial herb up to 25 cm tall. Inflorescence is sub-umbellate with 3-10 white or pale pink flowers.
Tiburon mariposa lily
Calochortus tiburonensis
Tiburon mariposa lily
Calochortus tiburonensis is a perennial growing from a bulb to 10 to 60 cm in height with a single leaf. It produces anywhere from 2 to 7 erect flowers annually on a branching stem. The ciliate, light yellow-green petals are streaked with purplish-brown.
Clay mariposa lily
Calochortus argillosus
Clay mariposa lily
Calochortus argillosus is endemic to coastal central California growing 40 to 60 cm in height. The leaf at the base of the stem is narrow in shape, reaching up to 30 cm long. The inflorescence bears 1 to 4 erect bell-shaped flowers. The petals are rounded in shape and white to pink in base color with a central spot or streaking of red, purple, and yellow.
White mariposa lily
Calochortus eurycarpus
White mariposa lily
White mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Desert mariposa lily
Calochortus kennedyi var. munzii
Desert mariposa lily
Desert mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Yellow star-tulip
Calochortus monophyllus
Yellow star-tulip
Calochortus monophyllus is a perennial herb producing a slender, sometimes branched stem up to about 20 cm tall. The basal leaf is 10 to 30 cm in length and does not wither at flowering. The inflorescence bears 1 to 6 erect, bell-shaped flowers.
Cedars mariposa lily
Calochortus raichei
Cedars mariposa lily
Cedars mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Late-blooming mariposa lily
Calochortus fimbriatus
Late-blooming mariposa lily
Late-blooming mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Desert mariposa lily
Calochortus kennedyi var. kennedyi
Desert mariposa lily
Desert mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Dunn's mariposa lily
Calochortus dunnii
Dunn's mariposa lily
Dunn's mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
San luis mariposa lily
Calochortus obispoensis
San luis mariposa lily
San luis mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Beavertail grass
Calochortus coeruleus
Beavertail grass
Beavertail grass grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Plain mariposa lily
Calochortus invenustus
Plain mariposa lily
Plain mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Calochortus barbatus
Calochortus barbatus
Calochortus barbatus
Calochortus barbatus grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Palmer's mariposa lily
Calochortus palmeri var. palmeri
Palmer's mariposa lily
Palmer's mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Bruneau mariposa lily
Calochortus bruneaunis
Bruneau mariposa lily
Bruneau mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Sierra mariposa lily
Calochortus minimus
Sierra mariposa lily
Sierra mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Mt. diablo fairy-lantern
Calochortus pulchellus
Mt. diablo fairy-lantern
Calochortus pulchellus is a perennial herb growing a branching stem up to about 30 centimeters tall. The basal leaf is up to 40 centimeters long and does not wither at flowering; there are 2 or 3 smaller leaves farther up the stem.
Palmer's mariposa lily
Calochortus palmeri
Palmer's mariposa lily
Palmer's mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Lyall's mariposa lily
Calochortus lyallii
Lyall's mariposa lily
Lyall's mariposa lily is distinctive because of its strikingly white flowers with yellow centers and magenta circles on the inner petals. The name 'mariposa' means butterfly in Spanish and refers to the plant's lovely butterfly-wing-shaped flower petals. This plant grows close to pine forests only in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains of Washington State, USA, and Canada.
Doubting mariposa lily
Calochortus ambiguus
Doubting mariposa lily
Doubting mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Pointedtip mariposa lily
Calochortus apiculatus
Pointedtip mariposa lily
Pointedtip mariposa lily is named for and stands out from other lilies because of the pointed tips that emerge from between the three large petals of its white flowers. This lily is very well adapted to colder winters and is a good lily to pick if your garden is in a colder climate.
Gunnison's mariposa lily
Calochortus gunnisonii
Gunnison's mariposa lily
Calochortus gunnisonii is a bulb-forming perennial with straight stems up to 55 cm tall. Flowers are white to purple with darker purple markings.
Purple fairy-lantern
Calochortus amoenus
Purple fairy-lantern
Purple fairy-lantern grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Monterey mariposa lily
Calochortus uniflorus
Monterey mariposa lily
Calochortus uniflorus is native to western Oregon and to California growing less than 5 cm tall. The basal leaf is up to 40 cm long. Each flower has three petals up to about 3 cm long. The petals are white to pink in color and may have purple spotting near the bases.
Naked mariposa lily
Calochortus nudus
Naked mariposa lily
Naked mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Goldenbowl mariposa lily
Calochortus concolor
Goldenbowl mariposa lily
Goldenbowl mariposa lily grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
popular genus

More Popular Genus

Dracaena
Dracaena
Dracaena are popular house plants that are easy to grow. They can tolerate low-light conditions and require little watering. Their leaves range from variegated to dark green. Their characteristic traits include woody stems that grow slowly but offer a striking appearance for small spaces such as apartments or offices.
Ficus
Fig trees
Fig trees have been cultivated in many regions for their fruits, particularly the common fig, F. carica. Most of the species have edible fruits, although the common fig is the only one of commercial value. Fig trees are also important food sources for wildlife in the tropics, including monkeys, bats, and insects.
Rubus
Brambles
Brambles are members of the rose family, and there are hundreds of different types to be found throughout the European countryside. They have been culturally significant for centuries; Christian folklore stories hold that when the devil was thrown from heaven, he landed on a bramble bush. Their vigorous growth habit can tangle into native plants and take over.
Acer
Maples
The popular tree family known as maples change the color of their leaves in the fall. Many cultural traditions encourage people to watch the colors change, such as momijigari in Japan. Maples popular options for bonsai art. Alternately, their sap is used to create maple syrup.
Prunus
Prunus
Prunus is a genus of flowering fruit trees that includes almonds, cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines, and apricots. These are often known as "stone fruits" because their pits are large seeds or "stones." When prunus trees are damaged, they exhibit "gummosis," a condition in which the tree's gum (similar to sap) is secreted to the bark to help heal external wounds.
Solanum
Nightshades
Nightshades is a large and diverse genus of plants, with more than 1500 different types worldwide. This genus incorporates both important staple food crops like tomato, potato, and eggplant, but also dangerous poisonous plants from the nightshade family. The name was coined by Pliny the Elder almost two thousand years ago.
Rosa
Roses
Most species of roses are shrubs or climbing plants that have showy flowers and sharp thorns. They are commonly cultivated for cut flowers or as ornamental plants in gardens due to their attractive appearance, pleasant fragrance, and cultural significance in many countries. The rose hips (fruits) can also be used in jams and teas.
Quercus
Oaks
Oaks are among the world's longest-lived trees, sometimes growing for over 1,000 years! The oldest known oak tree is in the southern United States and is over 1,500 years old. Oaks produce an exceedingly popular type of wood which is used to make different products, from furniture and flooring to wine barrels and even cosmetic creams.
close
product icon
Continue reading in our app - it's better
A database of 400000+ plants and unlimited guides at your fingertips...
Your Ultimate Guide to Plants
Identify grow and nurture the better way!
product icon
17,000 local species +400,000 global species studied
product icon
Nearly 5 years of research
product icon
80+ scholars in botany and gardening
ad
ad
Botanist in your pocket
Scan the QR code with your phone camera to download the app
About
Key Facts
Distribution
All Species
More Genus
Mariposas
Mariposas
Mariposas
Mariposas
Mariposas
Mariposas
Mariposas
Calochortus
Also known as: Cat's ears, Star tulips, Fairy lanterns
Mariposas grow from bulbs, and the genus includes perennials and herbs. The species are native to North America and produce flowers in the spring and early summer from a single stem growing from the bulb. The flowers have up to three petals and vary in size and color, notably including both solids and streaked petals in different species.
Lifespan
Lifespan
Perennial
info

Key Facts About Mariposas

Attributes of Mariposas

Leaf type
Deciduous

Scientific Classification of Mariposas

distribution

Distribution of Mariposas

Distribution Map of Mariposas

distribution map
Native
Cultivated
Invasive
Potentially invasive
Exotic
No species reported
species

Exploring the Mariposas Plants

8 most common species:
Calochortus nuttallii
Sego Lily
Sego Lily (Calochortus nuttallii) is a perennial wildflower commonly found in open grasslands and woodland areas. Flowers bloom from spring to summer with showy white bell-shaped flowers with yellow centers. Prefers full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil.
Calochortus tolmiei
Tolmie star-tulip
Tolmie star-tulip is a perennial flower native to the west coast of the United States. Also known as hairy star tulip or white pussy ears due to its fuzzy petals, it takes the name tolmie star-tulip from scientist and explorer Dr. William Fraser Tolmie.
Calochortus albus
White globe lily
The white globe lily is a hardy wild lily, despite its delicate appearance. Its flower petals with closed orbs give the blooms an almost lantern-like appearance, earning it the nickname “fairy lantern.” The lilies bloom in the winter and spring and go dormant after they flower. They are native to and grow throughout much of southern California.
Calochortus subalpinus
Subalpine mariposa lily
Subalpine mariposa lily (Calochortus subalpinus) is indigenous to the northwestern part of the United States. It's also known as mountain's cat ear because the fuzzy flowers look just like the ears of a cat. The bulbs of this plant are edible, and they're also a popular food with grizzly bears.
Show More Species

All Species of Mariposas

popular genus

More Popular Genus

Dracaena
Dracaena
Dracaena are popular house plants that are easy to grow. They can tolerate low-light conditions and require little watering. Their leaves range from variegated to dark green. Their characteristic traits include woody stems that grow slowly but offer a striking appearance for small spaces such as apartments or offices.
Ficus
Fig trees
Fig trees have been cultivated in many regions for their fruits, particularly the common fig, F. carica. Most of the species have edible fruits, although the common fig is the only one of commercial value. Fig trees are also important food sources for wildlife in the tropics, including monkeys, bats, and insects.
Rubus
Brambles
Brambles are members of the rose family, and there are hundreds of different types to be found throughout the European countryside. They have been culturally significant for centuries; Christian folklore stories hold that when the devil was thrown from heaven, he landed on a bramble bush. Their vigorous growth habit can tangle into native plants and take over.
Acer
Maples
The popular tree family known as maples change the color of their leaves in the fall. Many cultural traditions encourage people to watch the colors change, such as momijigari in Japan. Maples popular options for bonsai art. Alternately, their sap is used to create maple syrup.
Prunus
Prunus
Prunus is a genus of flowering fruit trees that includes almonds, cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines, and apricots. These are often known as "stone fruits" because their pits are large seeds or "stones." When prunus trees are damaged, they exhibit "gummosis," a condition in which the tree's gum (similar to sap) is secreted to the bark to help heal external wounds.
Solanum
Nightshades
Nightshades is a large and diverse genus of plants, with more than 1500 different types worldwide. This genus incorporates both important staple food crops like tomato, potato, and eggplant, but also dangerous poisonous plants from the nightshade family. The name was coined by Pliny the Elder almost two thousand years ago.
Rosa
Roses
Most species of roses are shrubs or climbing plants that have showy flowers and sharp thorns. They are commonly cultivated for cut flowers or as ornamental plants in gardens due to their attractive appearance, pleasant fragrance, and cultural significance in many countries. The rose hips (fruits) can also be used in jams and teas.
Quercus
Oaks
Oaks are among the world's longest-lived trees, sometimes growing for over 1,000 years! The oldest known oak tree is in the southern United States and is over 1,500 years old. Oaks produce an exceedingly popular type of wood which is used to make different products, from furniture and flooring to wine barrels and even cosmetic creams.
product icon close
Your Ultimate Guide to Plants
Identify grow and nurture the better way!
product icon
17,000 local species +400,000 global species studied
product icon
Nearly 5 years of research
product icon
80+ scholars in botany and gardening
ad
product icon close
Continue reading in our app - it's better
A database of 400000+ plants
unlimited guides at your fingertips...
Cookie Management Tool
In addition to managing cookies through your browser or device, you can change your cookie settings below.
Necessary Cookies
Necessary cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.
Analytical Cookies
Analytical cookies help us to improve our application/website by collecting and reporting information on its usage.
Cookie Name Source Purpose Lifespan
_ga Google Analytics These cookies are set because of our use of Google Analytics. They are used to collect information about your use of our application/website. The cookies collect specific information, such as your IP address, data related to your device and other information about your use of the application/website. Please note that the data processing is essentially carried out by Google LLC and Google may use your data collected by the cookies for own purposes, e.g. profiling and will combine it with other data such as your Google Account. For more information about how Google processes your data and Google’s approach to privacy as well as implemented safeguards for your data, please see here. 1 Year
_pta PictureThis Analytics We use these cookies to collect information about how you use our site, monitor site performance, and improve our site performance, our services, and your experience. 1 Year
Cookie Name
_ga
Source
Google Analytics
Purpose
These cookies are set because of our use of Google Analytics. They are used to collect information about your use of our application/website. The cookies collect specific information, such as your IP address, data related to your device and other information about your use of the application/website. Please note that the data processing is essentially carried out by Google LLC and Google may use your data collected by the cookies for own purposes, e.g. profiling and will combine it with other data such as your Google Account. For more information about how Google processes your data and Google’s approach to privacy as well as implemented safeguards for your data, please see here.
Lifespan
1 Year

Cookie Name
_pta
Source
PictureThis Analytics
Purpose
We use these cookies to collect information about how you use our site, monitor site performance, and improve our site performance, our services, and your experience.
Lifespan
1 Year
Marketing Cookies
Marketing cookies are used by advertising companies to serve ads that are relevant to your interests.
Cookie Name Source Purpose Lifespan
_fbp Facebook Pixel A conversion pixel tracking that we use for retargeting campaigns. Learn more here. 1 Year
_adj Adjust This cookie provides mobile analytics and attribution services that enable us to measure and analyze the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, certain events and actions within the Application. Learn more here. 1 Year
Cookie Name
_fbp
Source
Facebook Pixel
Purpose
A conversion pixel tracking that we use for retargeting campaigns. Learn more here.
Lifespan
1 Year

Cookie Name
_adj
Source
Adjust
Purpose
This cookie provides mobile analytics and attribution services that enable us to measure and analyze the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, certain events and actions within the Application. Learn more here.
Lifespan
1 Year
This page looks better in the app
Open