European dodder | The survival encyclopedia


European dodder

Annual plant with red or reddish stems up to 2.5 mm. The flowers are small (2-3 mm), pink or pinkish-white, on short stalks, gathered in spherical balls with a diameter of 1.5 cm, with small bracts. Obconical cup, with four (sometimes five) shirokotreugolnymi obtuse lobes. Corolla calyx, with 4-5 oval-ovate straight blades, with inward curved tip; scales are small, with few fringe is at the top, do not reach the middle of the corolla tube. Columns of two, they are divergent, filiform, with a thread-like stigmas. Fruit-flattened-spherical capsule, dehiscing across lid, with four seeds. Blooms from June to August, the fruits ripen in June and sentyabre.Evraziatskoe quite widespread plant. In our country, is found in the European part, the Caucasus, Siberia and the Far East. In Central Russia, common plant in all areas.

It grows in meadows, forest edges, clearings, thickets, forests, on the banks of ponds, gardens, parks, gardens, fields, vacant lots, roadsides. Parasitic on many wild and farmed herbaceous plants, rarely in some trees and bushes.

Noxious weed, causing damage to crops of clover, alfalfa, vetch, hemp, tobacco, and other crops. Sticks in nurseries for young seedlings currants, gooseberries, lilacs.

In Central Russia meets — Dodder flax — a plant with thin thread-like, almost straight-line stems and small yellowish-white flowers in dense globular inflorescence. Flowers with a spherical cup and slightly above its rim with five short shirokotreugolnymi blades. Fruits — flattened-spherical capsule. Blooms from June to August, the seeds ripen about the same time. Parasitic on flax (sometimes affects this crop and weeds), so the area of weed linen coincides exactly with the area of the promotion of a culture of spinning plants. In Central Russia flax are quite widely in the western and northern regions Nechernozemie here and grow this type of weed. With mass distribution causes significant damage to agriculture, as significantly reduces the yield of flax.

Добавить комментарий

Tags: , , , , , ,

Site "Survival in the wild nature", glad to see you. If you come to us, it means you want to get complete information about survival in a variety of extreme conditions, in emergency situations. Man, throughout the development, sought to preserve and protect themselves from the various negative factors surrounding it - cold, heat, hunger, dangerous animals and insects.

Site structure "Survival in the wild nature" is simple and logical, selecting a specific section, you will find information. You will find on our website recommendations and practical advice on survival, unique descriptions and pictures of animals and plants, turn-based scheme to trap wild animals, tests and reviews of travel gear, rare books on survival and wildlife. The site also has a large section devoted to video on survival survivalist-known professionals around the world.

The main theme of the site, "Survival in the wild nature" - is to be ready to be in the wild, and the ability to survive in extreme conditions.

The Survival in the wild nature - how correctly to behave, it having appeared in an emergency situation. Ability to find a way out from any situation: to kindle a fire, to put traps, to prepare food, to arrange dwelling and a lodging for the night; to learn to knit knots, to clear water, to be guided by districts, correctly to choose equipment, a knife. Also you can download directories to tourists, encyclopedias survivals, video Bear Grills to Survive at any cost (Man vs. Wild).