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Aster spathulifolius / Darumagiku ダルマギク

Bloom time: October-November

Astereraceae /


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 spathulifolius / Darumagiku ダルマギク


Aster spathulifolius is a perennial herb inhabiting coastal area rocks along the coast with the Tsushima current, with long hairs and glandular hairs all through. Stems are ligneous at the basal portions; limbs without setting flowers deliver 3-9cm-long, 1.5-5.5cm-in-width obovate-like spoon-shaped leaves in a rosette way. On the other hand, stems that expect flowers to branch well and grow to approximately 25cm tall, with leaves oblong-like spatulate shape. Flower heads measure 3.5-4cm in diameter, ligulate corollas being blue-purple. Bloom time: October-November.





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