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


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Carex pumila / Kouboushiba コウボウシバ

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 pumila / Kouboushiba コウボウシバ

Carex pumila, a perennial herb occurring in seashore sandy soil, grows to 10-20cm in height. Leaves are 2-4mm wide, linear, stiff, and glossy surfaces. Leaves at the bases are bladeless, putting dark red-brown leaf sheaths on the stems. Two or three spikelets on upper potions are males, 2-3cm in length, linear. The lower portions of the other 2-3 spikelets are females, 1.5-3cm long, and cylindrical. Bloom time: April-July.


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