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Common vetch or Vicia sativa, botanical vintage engraving
Common vetch is a weed with pealike flowers, the fruit is a legume pod used as fodder for horses and cattle.
Silver fir cones and seeds, botanical vintage engraving
Vintage print of silver fir cones. Silver fir is a coniferous tree , the cones when mature disintegrate to release the seeds..
Papaver, botanical vintage engraving
Papaver is an ornamental plant with red, pink, orange, yellow and lilac flowers and with some culinary use. Several kinds have medicinal use for their narcotic and hypnotic property. Opium, morphine and codeine are alkaloids found in several poppy varieties.
Corylus avellana or common hazel, botanical vintage engraving
Common hazel is a shrub cultivated for its nuts. Hazelnut, kernel and seeds are edible and rich on proteins usead raw, roasted or ground to paste.
Botanical illustration: : Cinchona officinalis
Antique print describing the botanical morphology of the Cinchona plant: a medicinal plant, source for quinine, native of Andean forest. Cinchona has opposite lanceolate leaves, the flowers are small in panicles and the fruit is a capsule with seeds.
Botanical illustration: blackberry or raspberry plant
Print describing the botanical morphology of blackberry perennial plant: palmated leaves, very sharp prickles, flowers and fruits (berries). Blackberry grows also in poor soil. Blowing raspberry is considered highly impolite.