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


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Carex kobomugi / Kouboumugi コウボウムギ

Bloom time: April-July

Cyperaceae /


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




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