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


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Species in the genus Ajuga:

Ajuga ciliata var.villosior / Kaijindou
Ajuga decumbens / Kiransou
Ajuga decumbens f. purprina / Momoirokiransou
Ajuga japonicum / Ougikazura
Ajuga makinoi / Tachikiransou
Ajuga nipponensis / Juunihitoe
Ajuga x mixta / Juunikiransou
Ajuga yezoensis / Nishikigoromo
Ajuga yezoensis f. albiflora / Shirobananishikigoromo

Ajuga yezoensis / Nishikigoromo ニシキゴロモ

Ajuga yezoensis is a perennial herb of the height of 5-15cm inhabiting forests in mountainous regions; leaves are of 3-4 pairs' alternate phyllotaxis, each with 1-2cm-long petiole, in the shape of a long oblanceolate, 2-6cm in length, 1-3cm in width, with margins coarse and obtuse. The leaf surfaces are partly purple along veins, the backsides purple throughout. Light purple, labiate flowers, several in number, emerge at axils on upperparts; the corollas measure 1.1-1.3cm, tubes slender, cleft in five - upper lips two and lower lips 3. Bloom time: April-May.




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