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 Amorpha:


Amorpha fruticosa / Itachihagi

   

Amorpha fruticosa / Itachihagi イタチハギ

 
Amorpha fruticosa, a deciduous shrub of 2-5m in height, originates in North America and grows wild in denuded lands, dry river beds, or wastelands. Phyllotaxis is alternate; leaves measure 10-30cm long, imparipinnate or even-pinnate compounds, with 5-10 pairs of leaflets. The leaflets are oblong to oval, with entire margins and glandular dots on the undersides. Branch tips extend 6-20cm racemes and set many about 8mm-long black-purple flowers. Bloom time: May-June.
       
                     
                     
                     

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