Bloom Clock/Keys/Manchester, England/November/All

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This page is part of a dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Manchester, England during the month of November.


Allium schoenoprasum

Flowering plant

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Profile for Allium schoenoprasum (Chives)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Grasslike herbaceous plant
Foliage:Tubular
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer


Hypericum perforatum

Closeup of flowers

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Profile for Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect
Flowers:Yellow, five petaled flowers approximately 20mm across occur between late Spring and early to mid Summer. The flowers appear in in broad cymes at the ends of the upper branches. The sepals are pointed, with glandular dots in the tissue. There are many stamens, which are united at the base into three bundles.
Foliage:Leaves exhibit obvious translucent dots when held up to the light, giving them a ‘perforated’ appearance, hence the plant's Latin name. The yellow-green leaves are sessile (having no stem), narrow, oblong leaves which are 12mm long or slightly larger.
Stem:Erect, branched in the upper section, and can grow to 1m high.
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Oenothera biennis which has four petals rather than five.
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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall


Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Flowering stems

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Borago officinalis

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Tropaeolum majus

Flower and foliage

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Oenothera

Flower of O. macrocarpa

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Profile for Oenothera (Evening Primrose)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect
Flowers:Yellow, 4 petals
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall


Rudbeckia fulgida

Plant covered in flowers

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Profile for Rudbeckia fulgida (Blackeyed Susan, Orange Coneflower)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:colonizing herbaceous plant
Flowers:Heads with cone-shaped black disks and orange rays
Foliage:simple, rough to the touch
Stem:Freely branching
Life Cycle: perennial
Similar Plants:Sometimes confused with Rudbeckia hirta
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Verbena bonariensis

Flowering stems

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Profile for Verbena bonariensis (Purpletop Vervain)
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Last updated 12:05, 12 March 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 8 plants.