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


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

Bloom time: April-June

Fabaceae /


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 are 7-11 in number, 0.8-1.5cm in length, in the shape of an obovate or oblong. Flowers measure approximately 1.5cm long and put themselves on tips of flower stalks in a whorl of 7-10 purple flowers. Bloom time: April-June.

inserted by FC2 system