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

 

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Family:
 
Cabombaceae /
Hagoromoka


 

Species in the genus Brasenia:


Brasenia schreberi / Junsai

   

Brasenia schreberi / Junsai ジュンサイ

 
Brasenia schreberi is a perennial aquatic plant growing in ponds or wetlands, possessing a characteristic nature that viscous substance covers the stems, peduncles, bottom sides of leaves, etc. The eaves float on the water surface and are in a 5-10cm-long oblong shape; the bottom sides are tinged purple. Flowers are purple-brown, measuring 2cm in length. Sprouts and young leaves, enveloped with a jelly-like substance, are edible and worthwhile eating as dainty bits. Bloom time: May-August.
                     
           
                     

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