Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物
 
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Cirsium species
 

Cirsium that color hills and fields in Japanese Autumn have been familiar with by Japanese people since long ago. As many as 150
different kinds occur in Japan, but what I have seen is no more than one-tenth of it. Anyway, a few of them are very rare.

       
Cirsium bitchuense / Bicchuuazami Cirsium chokaiense / Choushuuazami Cirsium congestissimum / Hittsukiazami Cirsium indefensum / Togenashiazami
Cirsium indefensum./ Izumoazami Cirsium japonica var. vestitum / Keshouazami Cirsium japonicum / Noazami Cirsium japonicum f. albiflorum / Shirobananoazami
Cirsium japonicum var. okiense / Okinoazami Cirsium maruyamanum / Murakumoazami Cirsium mirabile / Obakeazami Cirsium nippoicum var. amplifolium / Oobaazami
Cirsium nippoicum var. yoshinoi / Yoshinoazami Cirsium sieboldii / Kiseruazami Cirsium sp. / Unknown  Cirsium spicatum / Yamaazami
Cirsium suffultum / Tsukushiazami Cirsium suwoense / Suouazami Cirsium taishakuense / Taishakuazami Cirsium tenuisquamatum / Sanbesawaazami
Some species in allied genera
Carduus crispus / Hireazami Carduus crispu f. alba / Shirobanahireazami Saussurea gracilis / Hokuchiazami Hemistepta lyrata / Kitsuneazami
   
Saussurea maximowiczii / Miyakoazami Saussurea nipponica / Oodaitouhiren    
       
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