Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその近辺の野生植物
 

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SUMMER

Roughly speaking, the first half of summer is tsuyu, or the rainy season, in Japan. It is caused by a collision that arises between two different air masses of the same strength, that is, a cold northerly mass and warm southerly mass. The collision forms a stationary front that moves slowly between the south and north. This stationary front makes cloud to cause rain that lasts long. It finishes by late June in Okinawa, and usually ends in Shimane by middle part of July. As the rainy season ends, full summer begins. The summer is very hot and humid, but green leave around are so beautiful.

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Sherardia arvensis / Hanayaemugura Silene armeria / Mushitorinadeshiko Silene kiusiana / Ogurasennou Sisyrinchium atlanticum / Niwazekishou
Sisyrinchium graminoides / Ooniwazekishou Smilax nipponica / Tachishiode Smilax riparia / Shiode Solanum lyratum / Hiyodorijougo
Sophora flavescens / Kurara Sparganium stenophyllum / Himemikuri Specularia perfoliata / Kikyousou Spergularia bocconii / Ushiohanatsumekusa
Spiraea japonica / Shimotsue Spiraea salicifolia / Hozakishimotsuke Spiranthes sinensis var. amoena / Nejibana Stephania japonica / Hasunohakazura
Stewartia pseudo-camellia  / Natsutsubaki Symphytum officinale / Hireharisou Symplocos coreana / Tannasawafutagi Symplocos sawafutagi / Sawafutagi
Synurus palmatopinnatifidus var. indivisus / Kikubayamabokuchi Taeniophyllum glandulosum / Kumoran Taraxacum platycurpum ssp. maruyamanum / Okitanpopo Tetragonia tetragonoides / Tsuruna
Teucrium japonicum / Nigakusa Teucrium viscidum var. miquelianum / Tsurunigakusa Thesium chinense / Kanabikisou Thymus quinquecostatus / Ibukijakousou
Tilia japonica / Shinanoki Tipularia japonica / Hitotsubokuro Tofieldia japonica / Iwashoubu Tradescantia_fluminensis / Tokiwatsuyukusa
Trapa japonica / Hishi Triadenum japonicum / Mizuotogiri Trichosanthes kirilowii var. japonica / Kikarasuuri Tricyrtis affinis / Yamajinohototogisu
Tripterospermum japonicum / Tsururindou Tylophora aristolochioides / Ookamomegusa Typha australis / Himegama Typha latifolia / Gama

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