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

 

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Family: Ranunculaceae / Kinpougeka   Species in the genus Clematis:

Clematis apiifolia / Botanduru
Clematis japonica / Hanshouduru
Clematis patens / Kazaguruma
Clematis stans / Kusabotan
Clematis terniflora / Senninsou
Clematis tosaensis / Torigatahanshouduru
Clematis lasiandra / Takanehanshouduru

Clematis lasiandra f. albescens / Shirobanatakanehanshouduru
   

Clematis patens / Kazaguruma カザグルマ

 
Clematis patens is a climbing shrub inhabiting forest edges, with oppositely arranged, ternate compound leaves. Leaflets, 3-5 in number, are 2-6cm in length, in an oval shape, with pointed tips. Peduncles are extended, by which twine themselves over the other plants around. Flowers, generally 8 in number, set themselves on new branch's tips; white or light purple petal-like sepals, 7-12cm in diameter, open flat facing upward. Ministry of  the Environment designates this species as an NT. Bloom time: May-June.
   
                     
                     
                     

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