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

 

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Family:
 
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 the 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. On the bottom sides of the leaves, observable are short greenish-white hairs and glandular dots. The leaves on lower portions are 5.5-12cm in length, and 0.4-1.5cm in width, becoming smaller to get to 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 in length. Bloom time: August-October.
           
                     
                     
                     

AUTUMN #1

 

 

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