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


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Atractylodes ovata / Okera オケラ

Bloom time: September-October

Asteraceae /


Species in the genus Atractylodes:

Atractylodes ovata / Okera


Atractylodes ovata / Okera オケラ

Atractylodes ovata, a perennial found in somewhat dry grasslands, grows to 0.3-1m in height, with thin and stiff stems and white vellus hairs throughout, which are conspicuous when sprouting. Leaves with long petioles cut themselves in three to five, with spinous serrations on the margins. Flower heads are 1.5-2cm in diameter, with fish bone-like bracts around involucres. Tubular flowers are white and rarely tinge red. Bloom time: September-October.




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