|Adenophora triphylla var.
japonica is a perennial seen in grasslands in fields and
mountains, stem growing to 40-100cm in height, generally without
branching. Three to four leaves attach to the branch in whorls,
occationally opposite or alternate. The shoot apex bears panicles, each
arranging flowers in whorls at some intervals, the 1-3 bell-shaped
corollas light purple, at times, white, the tips 5-cleft, more open.
Bloom time: August-October.