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


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Acalyph australis / Enokigusa エノキグサ

Bloom time: August-October

Euphorbiaceae /


Species in the genus Acalyph:

Acalyph australis / Enokigusa



Acalyph australis / Enokigusa エノキグサ

Acalyph australis, a 30-50cm tall annual herb, occurs in fields or on roadsides. Leaves are in an alternate arrangement, 3-8cm long, long oblong to broadly lanceolate, with sharp serrations on margins and tips somewhat pointed. Inflorescences generate themselves at axils, with small male flowers like racemes on the upper parts and female flowers embraced in unique-shaped involucres at the bases. Bloom time: August-October.




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