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 Anagallis:

Anagallis arvensis / Akabanarurihakobe
Anagallis arvensis f. coerulea / Rurihakobe



Anagallis arvensis / Akabanarurihakobe アカバナルリハコベ

Anagallis arvensis, a naturalized annual herb of 10-30cm in height, originating in Eurasia, inhabit roadsides or fields in coastal areas. Stems, having four ridges, with oval-shaped leaves, 1-2cm in length, 0.5-1.5cm in width, branch well, and spreading sideways. The leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, with no petioles and margins entire. Leaf axils emerge cymes, in which small tubular vermillion flowers cleft at the tips in five. Bloom time: March-May.




inserted by FC2 system