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Chimaphila japonica / Umegasasou ウメガサソウ

Bloom time: June-July

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The other species in the genus Chimaphila:

Chimaphila japonica / Umegasasou


Chimaphila japonica / Umegasasou ウメガサソウ

An evergreen perennial herb occurring in forests in hills or mountains, Chimaphila japonica grows to 10-15cm in height. Leaves, 2 or 3, attach themselves to stem nodes in a whorl way, 2-3.5cm long, in a lanceolate shape, with pointed serrations on margins. Stem tips set one, occasionally two, approximately 1cm-in-diameter white flowers. Bloom time: June-July.




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