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Centipeda minima / Tokinsou トキンソウ

Bloom time: July-October

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Species in the genus Centipeda:

Centipeda minima / Tokinsou 


Centipeda minima / Tokinsou トキンソウ

Centipeda minima is a miniature annual commonly found in yards, roadsides, or fields. Stems are slender, branch well, and crawl on the ground to take roots from some spots. Of alternate phyllotaxis, leaves measure 1-2cm long, 3-6mm wide, in the shape of a cuneate, with 3-5 serrations on tips. Axils set small, 3-4mm across, spherical flower heads; the flower heads comprise tubular flowers alone. Bloom time: July-October.




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