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

 

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Asteraceae / Kikuka   Species in the genus Arctothea:

Alctothea calendula / Watagehanaguruma
    Arctothea calendula / Watagehanaguruma ワタゲハナグルマ    
A glance over it may give an idea of dandelion, but it's not. Arctothec calendula, the whole body looking hirsute, is a different species that became naturalized in Japan. A specific article also says it is the case in America and Europe, and it's a native to South Africa. Bloom time: April-October.
 
               
                     
                     
                     

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