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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SUMMER

 
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Family:
 
Saxifragaceae /
Yukinoshitaka


 

Species in the genus Astilbe:


Astilbe microphylla / Chidakeshashi
Astilbe thunbergii / Akashouma
Astilbe odontophylla / Toriashishouma

 

   

Astilbe microphylla / Chidakeshashi チダケサシ

 
Astilbe microphylla is a perennial of 30-80cm in height and inhabits somewhat damp locations, with long brown hairs on stems and petioles. Leaves are bi- to tetra-imparipinnate compounds; leaflets, 1-4cm long, in the shape of an oval or obovate, with tips, pointed in a tail way, and margins double serrated. Long and narrow, inflorescences are conical; lateral branches, short, grow obliquely upward., Flowers are generally light red, measuring about 4mm in length, with sepals and petals, 5 in number, respectively; and stamens are 10, and pistil's styles 2. Bloom time: June-August.
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #1

 

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