Separate names with a comma.
Check Silene sp.
Silene vulgaris or Silene uniflora....maybe.
Problems are that all the petals have fallen off and you are just left with bladder...
I thought all had inflated seed pods.
Pics below are...... Koelreuteria bipinnata...yellow flowers ..inflated seed capsules.
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The flowers are actually yellow...hence common name Golden rain tree..or Pride of India.
It is the seed capsules...
It grows up in Scotland.
We used to grow it in our Welsh garden.
A well behaved evergreen.
Male and female on different plants...needs 2 to tango...
shows Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens - Google Search
1. Sorry should have got Umbellularia californica we used to grow it
1. Maybe Drimys andina.
So much easier to id with open flowers.
Drimys andina | dwarf Winter's bark/RHS Gardening
It is a heather...Calluna vulgaris I believe.
In UK the garden centres sell this hideous /poor /tortured plant
The leaves and flower are spray...
Looks like Drimys sp.
Many thanks Lila.
I will try and check over future years for the fruits.
Love your Pterocarya pics.
Is it Juglans Mandshurica????
My first thought was Walnut.
But the more I searched the more confused I got and ended with...
Many thanks Ron...as always your expertise is appreciated.
Pic 4 in first batch above show flower buds.
Doesn't look like pic in new book. Oh...
Bought a super new book...
"Identification of Trees and Shrubs in Winter using Buds and Twigs"
..by Bernd Schutz.
Full of exquisite hand drawn...
Agree Poncirus trifoliata....it has very nasty thorns.
Poncirus trifoliata - Google Search
It looks like Elymus repens.....commonly known as couch grass.
A blinking pest because of the invasive roots.
Couch grass / RHS Gardening
Symphyotrichum..is just a very fancy new Latin name for what I have called Asters all my life!
Before that I used to know it as Michaelmas daisy....
The red bits on top are the female flowers.
The white bits lower down are the male flowers.
Looks likeSenna didymobotrya.
senna didymobotrya - Google Search
Phytolacca sp...common name Pokeweed.