PSS 121 Indoor Plants

Dr. Leonard Perry
Dept. Plant and Soil Science, 208 Hills
University of Vermont

Names are linked to plant descriptions,  indicate photos (about 50K),  indicate latin name pronunciations.

Plants are picked as best/most popular or seen in Northeast U.S. Selection will vary with region of the country. These plants will be included in the lecture exams and should be used for landscape plans. Names will not have to be memorized unless also covered in labs. Specific species or cultivars shown in photos are in ( ).

Rat-tail Cactus Aporocactus flagelliformis 
Bishops Cap Astrophytum myriostigma
Column Cactus Cereus uruguayanus 
Golden Barrel Echinocactus grusonii
Orchid Cactus  Epiphyllum hybrids 
Old Man Cactus Espostoa and Oreocereus 
Pincushion Cactus Mammillaria species 
Bunny Ears  Opuntia microdaysis 
Christmas Cactus Schlumbergera x buckleyi 

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