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 tripolium / Uragiku ウラギク

 
Aster tripolium is a biennial herb growing in salt marshes close to seashores or islands wetlands; leaves are thick, 6.5-10cm-long, lanceolate in shape, somewhat glossy, and embrace stems a bit. Leaves are linear on the upper parts. Head flowers, many in number, are 2cm in diameter; ray florets are light purple. Bloom time: August-November.
 
     
                     
                     
                     

AUTUMN #2

 

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