Triodanis perfoliata (Clasping venus's looking-glass) Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. Weed control recommendations that are appropriate for New Jersey may not be appropriate for someone living in another state. Formerly known as Specularia perfoliata. I took this photo on Februry 13, when I first noticed them in the yard. Clasping venus’s looking glass (Triodanis perfoliata) Clasping venus’s looking glass (Triodanis perfoliata), before flowering. Clerodendrum fragrans pleniflorum - Glasshouse Works. Venus' Looking Glass Triodanis perfoliata /Bluebell Family May 18, 2005 The name of this plant alludes to the shiny black seeds. Simply wash them off. Blossoms open up and angle outward mid-tube, ending in 5 round lobes with a conspicuous light green style protruding from the tube. Plant Type: This is a herbaceous plant, it is a annual which can reach 76cm in height (30inches). The genus name, Triodanis, is from the Greek treis (three) and odous (tooth), referring to the three lobes of the calyx that surround those flowers that don’t bloom. Venus' Looking-glass (Triodanis perfoliata) Venus' Looking-glass is also known as Clasping Venus' Looking-glass. ... Specularia perfoliata, Legousia perfoliata. They are not very big, so Venus must have had to look very closely to see her reflection in them! This wildflower grows in canyons and on rocky hillsides in the uplands and mountains and … Plant Name. Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Herb/Forb Arizona Native Status: Native Habitat: Riparian, Upland, Mountain (lower elevation). I learned about it last year after I started iNaturalizing every thing in my yard. Flowers are velvety, purple brown to red, ½ to ¾ inch long. 3 vols. Ok I know we have a class on this. The most frequent request we receive is for control recommendations. Brown. Scientific Name: Triodanis holzingeri Synonym: Specularia holzingeri Common Names: Holzinger's Venus' Looking-glass, Western Venus Lookinglass Plant Characteristics. Now just give it about a day then tell us what it is or you can give hints like 1) 2) or 3) with one of the being the right name. The leaves clasp the stem from which the species name arises. A tea was made from the leaves to treat stomach aches, colds, sore throats, and to clear up mucus in the lungs. ... Scientific Name --Triodanis perfoliata . The tubers can be eaten raw or cooked and require no peeling. U. Poultices of Umbellularia leaves were used to treat rheumatism and neuralgias. Here’s another one whose leaves grow in a distinctive way. 1) clover 2) cleavers 3) triodanis perfoliata Prov 27:17 1913. We cannot provide that information on this web site. Corn Salad is a wonderful wild edible green for the late winter and early spring here in east Texas! The leaves were steeped in hot water to make an infusion that was used to wash sores. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Triodanis perfoliata (Venus’ looking glass) Uvularia puberula (Mountain bellwort) V – W – X. Venus’ looking glass (Triodanis perfoliata) Verbascum thapsus (Common mullein) Verbesina alternifolia Wild comfrey (Cynoglossum virginianum) Wild yam (Dioscorea villosa) Wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia) Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) Y – Z They are firm and white and are normally 3-4 inches long. Raw, they are crisp and crunchy, similar to a … Triodanis perfoliata, see article for full information. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists. Finne a wild edible plant or tree take a pic of it an post it. Britton, N.L., and A. Will start it off. It is very abundant here where I live. Flower: Clusters of 2 to 6 stalkless, tubular flowers in the leaf axils. 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