Almond (lat. Prunus dulcis, in the past - Prunus amygdalus or Amygdalus communis) - shrub or small tree of the subgenus Almond (Amygdalus) kind of plum. Almonds are often ranked among the Nuts, although in fact it is a drupe. Size and shape similar to almonds peach pits.
Shrub (Seldom small tree), 4-6 m tall, very branched. Shoots 2-types: long vegetative and generative shortened. Flowers solitary, up to 2.5 cm in diameter, with white or pale pink petals, stamens and countless one pistil consists of bokalchatoy gamophyllous calyx and corolla pink or reddish.
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Coniferous evergreen shrub up to 3 meters. Barrel with brown bark, very branched, leaves, pine needles in whorls of three. Flowers unisexual, dioecious, male - in earrings, ladies - a greenish spherical cones. Grows in the undergrowth of coniferous forests. Blossoms in May. Fruits - VIPs berries ripening in the second year in the fall, smooth, shiny or matte, black and brown color with an aromatic odor, spicy, sweet taste. Fruits contain sugar up to 80% organic acids, essential oil of from 0.5 to 1.5%.
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Spreading shrub or tree height of 3-4 meters, is found in the undergrowth of deciduous forests, in the midst of shrubs along river banks, on flood plains, loves mokrovatuyu soil. Blooms in May and June, the flowers white or pink and white, fragrant, clustered in corymbose inflorescences.
Keep up with the middle of August viburnum. Fruit - juicy, bright red drupes, sour-bitter taste (usually berries are harvested after frost, when the cold makes the least bitter viburnum). Berries contain sugar, pectin, carotene, organic acids, vitamins C and P, tannins.
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Willow, willow, willow, wicker, Lozina, willow (Latin Sálix) - Woody plant; genus Willow family (Salicaceae). In everyday speech often use the word "willow". So that's some willows, mostly bush, their zarosli.Ochen common and very famous in the middle part of the Russian Federation plants ("willow", "Rakitova kustochek"). Most of the species of willows love humidity and settle in damp places, as in dry places (on the slopes, sand, etc.) and bogs grow a few species are comparable. Found in forests and willow, as a substitute to other trees. There are more Read more [...]
Supply of food, bring, is designed to preserve the health and good health of one person over the estimated time. However, this supply can be distributed and for a longer period of time, especially with little expenditure of energy (while waiting for help at the scene), and even more so if you'll feed on the food produced on the spot.
To save an emergency reserve should strive for the first night is not. In the future, eat at least 3 times a day. Canned meat is useful in hot form. Save in stock products and expect them to maximum, to use in the quantities required to maintain the output Read more [...]
Forests are either simple, in which the trees are about the same height and form a single canopy (level), and complex, consisting of two or more layers, one above the other. In the first stage (upper canopy) are high mature trees, in the second - the younger and less high (adolescents) and in the third - shrubs (undergrowth).
The more light-requiring species that make up the upper canopy, and the richer the soil, the denser and more varied undergrowth: hazel, honeysuckle, euonymus on loamy sands and wet sands, buckthorn in the lowlands, broom in the southern forests.
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Similar to European euonymus. Tree up to 8 m in height and 20 cm in diameter, sometimes grows as a bush.
Widespread in Eastern Siberia, Khabarovsk and Primorye territories, as well as in Korea and China. Growing among the bushes along the river valleys, on the flats, on the banks of lakes and sea coasts. It prefers light soils formed sand deposits. Not tolerate stagnant waterlogged. In the mountain rises no higher than 100 meters frost-and drought-resistant, but poorly tolerate shading, especially at a young age.
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It grows in the Baltics, in Western Belarus and Western Ukraine, the Crimea and the Caucasus to Western Europe - to southern Scandinavia and Finland.
Spreading a small, up to 2 m shrub with dense pubescence young branches. Broadly dark green leaves with gray bottom-felted wool. Petioles also pubescent. Blooms in June. Pink flowers most often collected by 2-3 in drooping brush. Fruit - bright red, almost spherical apples with dryish pulp and large seeds-seeds - mature in late August.
It tolerates urban conditions, drought-resistant and frosting even in severe winter. Recommended for hedges, Read more [...]
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Malovetvisty evergreen shrub or shrub 15-40 cm tall with long rhizomes. Young shoots of whitish bloom as downside listev.Listya leathery, oblong-oval or linear, up to 26 mm, with curled edges down, dark-green, glossy, with depressed rib and short petioles. The flowers are drooping, on long stalks, are collected in 2-6-flowered umbellate brush at the ends of last year's shoots. Calyx small, red, sepals up to 1.5 mm. Corolla ovoid-urceolate, 5-6 mm long, pink, fluffy inside. Fruit - almost spherical capsule, length of 3-5 mm. It flowers in May and June, fruiting in July-August.
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