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

 

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Family:
 
Brassiaceae /
Aburanaka


 

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 stelleri var. japonica / Hamahatazao ハマハタザオ

 
Arabis stelleri var. japonica is a perennial herb growing in sandy soil in seashores, stems growing to 20-50cm in height, with simple white hairs and branched hairs on them. Leaves are thick and have stellate hairs on both leaf 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, attaches itself to the stem. Bloom time: April-June.
       
                     
                     
                     

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