Evening Primrose, whose Latin name is 'Primulaceae', is from the evening primrose family. It got its name from its leaves, which look like broadcloth. Its homeland is China. There are nearly 500 species. Primarily grown as an ornamental plant in horticulture, the primrose grows wild in sunny meadows or sun-exposed forest areas of Europe and Asia. Primrose, which is also common in Anatolia, is also known as Ayıkulag, Tutya Flower, Evvel Baharotu, Onbiray flower, and Felçotu according to the regions.
Shepherd's buck, whose Latin name is 'Tribulus terrestris', is from the cumin family. It is a plant of Australian origin. It grows in Asia, Europe, and America. It is commonly found in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions of our country. It is an annual herbaceous plant that grows horizontally in the ground, leaves with green parts like ladders and leaves. It is also known by the names of Wheel's thorn, Iron thorn, Camel's dent, Craneback, Shepherd's needle.
Shepherd's bag, whose Latin name is 'Capsella bursa pastoris', is from the cruciferous family. Its homeland is the Mediterranean press. It grows in the Aegean, Thrace, Mediterranean and Anatolian regions of our country. It is so named because the heart-shaped fruit pods resemble a shepherd's purse. The leaves on its body are tiny and arrow-shaped. It is an annual herbaceous wild plant known for its drought and cold resistance. Other names are Jinglish grass, Shepherd's purse, Shepherd's bag, and Bird's wand.