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

 

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Family:
 
Cyperaceae /
Kayatsurigusaka


 

The other species in the genus Carex:


Carex aphanolepis / Enashihigokusa
Carex dickinsii / Onisuge
Carex dispalata / Kasasuge
Carex foliosissima / Okunokansuge
Carex ischnostachya / Juzusuge
Carex kobomugi / Kouboumugi
Carex maximowiczii / Gouso
Carex otaruensis / Otarusuge
Carex pumila / Kouboushiba
Carex stenostachys var. stenostachys / Nihonmonjisuge

 

   

Carex kobomugi / Kouboumugi コウボウムギ

 
Carex kobomugi, a perennial common in sandy soil in seashores, grows to 10-20cm in height, stems being obtusely 3-ridged, challenging, and thick. Leaves are 4-6mm broad, linear, margins sandy. Stem tips emerge ovate-to-long-oblong racemes and set light yellow-green spikelets in them. Dioecious is rarely monoecious; uticles measure approximately 1cm in length, about the same as scales. Stigmas are three in number. Bloom time: April-July.
                     
                   
                     

SUMMER #2

 

 

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