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

 

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Family:
 
Saxifragaceae /
Yukinoshitaka


 

Species in the genus Astilbe:


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

 

   

Astilbe thunbergii / Akashouma アカショウマ

 
Astilbe thunbergii, a 40-80cm tall perennial, occurs in bright forests or grasslands; leaves are of a triternate compound leaf with brown scaly hairs on petiole's bases and nodes. Leaflets, 4-10cm long, 2-5cm wide, with tips sharply pointed in a tail way and double serrations on margins. Inflorescences are broadly conical, with long lateral branches and white flowers. Bloom time: June-July.
           
                     
                     
                     

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