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Dr M’s 52% leaves quiz – the result!

Did you have a go at Dr M’s antidote to Brexit 52% leaves quiz? If not try it out here and come back to check the answers below.

Below are the images of the 52 leaves with common names (check the table below for the Latin names and the plant families).

Dr M says: How did you do? There is a diverse range of native and non native and garden plants and hybrids here, Dr M has been a bit cautious with the names so do get in touch if you know more (or disagree with his naming!).

Plant Family Latin name Vernacular name
1 Asteraceae Taraxacum officinale (agg) Dandelion
2 Saxifragaceae Bergenia Elephant’s ears
3 Asteraceae Cirsium vulgare Spear Thistle
4 Asparagaceae Hosta cf. “Bressingham Blue” Hosta
5 Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpus alba Snowberry
6 Rosaceae Prunus laurocerasus Cherry Laurel
7 Saxifragaceae Saxifraga rotundifolia Saxifrage
8 Brassicaceae Erisymum  cf. “Bowles’ mauve” Shrubby Wallflower
9 Rosaceae Cotoneaster sp. Cotoneaster
10 Lamiaceae Stachys byzantina Lambs Ears
11 Fagaceae Quercus robur Common Oak
12 Taxaceae Taxus baccata Yew
13 Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus Mock Orange
14 Plantaginaceae Hebe Hebe
15 Adoxaceae Viburnum x bodnantense Viburnum
16 Athyriaceae Athyrium filix-femina Lady Fern
17 Magnoliaceae Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree
18 Poaceae Phyllostachys cf. aurea A Bamboo
19 Poaceae Miscanthus cf. sinensis Miscanthus/Silvergrass
20 Rubiaceae Galium aparine Cleavers/Sticky Willy
21 Cupressaceae Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Lawson’s Cypress
22 Ranunculaceae Clematis vitalba Old Man’s Beard
23 Rosaceae Rosa rugosa Japanese Rose
24 Buddlejaceae Buddleja cf. araucana Buddleja
25 Asteraceae Acanthus balcanicus Bear’s Breeches
26 Primulaceae Lysimachia nummularium Creeping Jenny
27 Aquifoliaceae Ilex aquifolium Holly cf. Silver King
28 Anacardiaceae Cotinus Smoke Bush
29 Geraniaceae Geranium cf. “Johnson’s Blue” Geranium
30 Saururaceae Houttuynia cordata Houttuynia
31 Hypericaceae Hypericum androsaemum Tutsan
32 Araliaceae Hedera helix Ivy
33 Ericaceae Rhododendron ponticum Rhododendron
34 Rosaceae Alchemilla Ladies Mantle
35 Geraniaceae Geranium cf. “Wargrave Pink” Geranium
36 Crassulaceae Sedum cf. spectabilum Ice Plant
37 Sapindaceae Acer campestre Field Maple
38 Buxaceae Pachysandra terminalis Pachysandra
39 Oleaceae Jasminum officinale Jasmine
40 Poaceae Lolium perenne etc Lawn Grass
41 Celastraceae Euonymous Variegated Euonymous
42 Garryaceae Aucuba japonica Gold Dust Plant
43 Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica Beech
44 Asteraceae Bellis perennis Daisy
45 Araucaceae Auraucaria auraucana Monkey Puzzle
46 Rosaceae Alchemilla Ladies Mantle
47 Juncaceae Luzula sylvatica var. aurea Golden Wood Rush
48 Urticaceae Urtica dioica Stinging Nettle
49 Oleaceae Ligustrum sinense Golden Privet
50 Cornaceae Cornus Dogwood
51 Araliaceae Fatshedera Tree Ivy
52 Rosaceae Prunus laurocerasus Cherry Laurel

One Comment

  • Rhys

    Hello i do disagree with his naming no.44 is not a picture of asteracae daisey its a lambs ear stachys byzantina … it apears you have a double there..

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