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Cassia nomame / Kawaraketsumei カワラケツメイ

Bloom time: August-September

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Species in the genus Cassia:

Cassia nomame / Kawaraketsumei


Cassia nomame / Kawaraketsumei カワラケツメイ


Cassia nomame, a perennial found in dry riverbeds or roadsides, grows to 30-60cm in height. Leaves are even-pinnately compounds, with glandular dots on the upper parts of petioles, and the lobes comprise 15-35 pairs with pointed tips. Flowers, yellow, measure approximately 7mm in diameter; stamens are four in number, and fruit (legume) measures 3-4cm in length. Bloom time: August-September.





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