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Arabis stelleri var. japonica / Hamahatazao ハマハタザオ

Bloom time: April-June

Brassiaceae /


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 stelleri var. japonica / Hamahatazao ハマハタザオ

Arabis stelleri var. japonica is a perennial herb growing in sandy soil on seashores, with stems growing to 20-50cm in height, with simple white and branched hairs on them. Leaves are thick and have stellate hairs on both surfaces. Radical leaves are spatulate, 3-7cm in length, with shallow serrations on upper portions and on-stem leaf bases embracing the stems. Flowers, white, are large and prominent, with petals measuring 7-9mm in length. Fruit is linear, 4-6cm in height, and attaches itself to the stem. Bloom time: April-June.


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