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Chenopodium ambrosioides / Kearitasou ケアリタソウ

Bloom time: June-November



Species in the genus Chenopodium:

Chenopodium ambrosioides / Kearitasou


Chenopodium ambrosioides / Kearitasou ケアリタソウ

Chenopodium ambrosioides, an annual herb originating in South America, many being found on roadsides or wastelands in urban areas, grows to 0.6-1m in height, with a unique smell all over. Leaves are alternate, 3-10cm-long long oblong, with coarse serrations on margins and many pale yellow glandular dots on back surfaces. Branch tips set many green flowers in a conical way. The spikes are with leaf-like bracts, with mingling-together bisexual and female flowers. Bloom time: July-November.




inserted by FC2 system