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

 

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Species in the genus Astragalus:


Astragalus sinicus / Rengesou
 
   

Astragalus sinicus / Rengesou ゲンゲ syn.  レンゲソウ

 
Astragalus sinicus is a biennial herb originating in China. Stems expand creeping on the ground, growing to 10-25cm in height. Leaves are of an imparipinnate compound leaf; the leaflets, 7-11 in number, 0.8-1.5cm in length, in the shape of an obovate or oblong. Flowers measure approximately 1.5cm in length put themselves on tips of flower stalks in a whorl of 7-10 purple flowers. Bloom time: April-June.
               
                     
                     
                     
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