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

 

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Fabaceae /
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Species in the genus Amphicarpaea:


Amphicarpaea bractearta ssp. edgeworthii var.japonica / Yabumame
   

Amphicarpaea bracteata ssp. edgeworthii var. japonica / Yabumame ヤブマメ

 
Amphicarpaea bracteata ssp. edgeworthii var. japonica is an annual many that inhabit forest edges/fringes, with downward hairs on stems. Leaves comprise three leaflets with adpressed hairs on both faces. The leaflets measure 3-6cm long and in a broad-ovate shape. Flowers are 1.5-2cm long; vexilla are purple, and alae and carinae are whitish. Legumes are flat and 2.5-3cm long, with adpressed hairs on sutures and generally 3-5 seeds inside. Bloom time: August-October.
             
                     
                     
                     

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