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


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Brassiaceae /


The other species in the genus Arabis:

Arabis flagellosa / Suzushirosou
Arabis gemmifera / Hakusanhatazao
Arabis hirsuta / Yamahatazao
Arabis serrata var. siikokiana / Shikokuhatazao
Arabis stelleri var. japonica / Hamahatazao


Arabis serrata var. siikokiana / Shikokuhatazao シコクハタザオ

Arabis serrata var. siikokiana, a perennial herb found in moist rocky and graveled areas in hilly districts, braches moderately and grows to 15-50cm in height. Radical leaves are narrow obovate and narrowly pinnate, 1.5-3cm in length, with coarse serrations on margins. On-stem leaves are oblong to oval-oblong, 1.5-3.5cm and bases becoming sagittate to embrace the stems, with coarse serrations on margins as well. The leaf surfaces and the backsides also have stellate hairs and branched hairs, mingling some simple ones. Stems apexes deliver racemose inflorescences with 4-petaled white flowers, petals measuring 6-10cm in size. Bloom time: April-May.





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