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


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Aster fastigiatus / Himeshion ヒメシオン

Bloom time: August-October

Asteraceae / Kikuka



Species in the genus Aster:

Aster ageratoides ssp. leiophyllus / Shiroyomena
Aster fastigiatus / Himeshion
Aster glehnii var. hondoensis / Gomana
Aster_microcephalus_var. ovatus / Nokongiku
Aster scabe / Shirayamagiku
Aster semiamplexicaulis / Inakagiku
Aster spathulifolius / Darumagiku
Aster subulatus var. obtusifolius / Houkigiku
Aster tripolium / Uragiku

Aster fastigiatus / Himeshion ヒメシオン


Aster fastigiatus is a perennial of a height of 0.3-1m found in moist grasslands or paths between paddies; leaves are in the shape of a lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, short-haired on the margins. Short greenish-white hairs and glandular dots are observable on the leaves' bottom sides. The leaves on lower portions are 5.5-12cm long and 0.4-1.5cm wide, becoming smaller to reach the upper parts. Flower heads, flowering in corymbs, are small, 7-9mm in diameter; ray florets are white, and disk florets yellow; bracts tubular, 4mm long. Bloom time: August-October.





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