Collection and diagnosis of some wild plants in the vicinity of Samarra University, Iraq


1 Biology Department, College of Education University of Samarra, Iraq

2 Biology Department, College of Education for Pure Sciences, Tikrit University, Tikrit, Iraq

3 Department of pathological Analysis, College of Applied Sciences University of Samarra/Iraq



The current study diagnosed 24 plant species distributed over 12 plant families from several gardens at the University of Samarra during the flowering period, and they were diagnosed by experts from the Iraqi National Herbarium.  Centaurea sp., Eclipta prostrata, Silybum marianum, Sonchus oleraceus, Sphagneticola trilobata and Taraxacum officinale, followed by the Brassicaceae family, which included three genera, namely Eruca vesicaria, Lepidium draba and Sisymbrium irio, while the rest of the two families ranged between one to two genus.


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