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


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Atriplex patens / Hosobahamaakaza ホソバハマアカザ

Bloom time: August-October

Amaranthacea /


The other species in the genus Atriplex:

Atriplex patens / Hosobahamaakaza
Atriplex subcordata / Hamaakaza



Atriplex patens / Hosobahamaakaza ホソバハマアカザ

Atriplex patens is an annual occurrence in sandy soil on seashores with a height of 5-10cm. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, in a narrow lanceolate to a linear shape, and young leaves are with white powdery substances. Spikes set male and female flowers mingling together; the male flowers lack bracts and cut perianths in 2-4, while female flowers, lacking the perianths, have two bracts. After the flower, the female's bracts grow to 3-4mm long and envelop utricles. Bloom time: August-October.




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