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Cnidium japonicum / Hamazeri ハマゼリ

Bloom time: August-October

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Species in the genus Peucedanum:

Cnidium japonicum / Hamazeri



Cnidium japonicum / Hamazeri ハマゼリ


Cnidium japonicum, a biennial herb 10-50cm tall, occurs in sandy soil on seashores with thick root systems. Stems branch at the lower parts and either crawl or erect. Leaves are 3-10cm-long, mono-pinnate compounds; the lobes cut themselves pinnately. Branch tips emerge small, sparse compound umbels and set small white flowers; involucral and involucel bracts are small and short. Fruit is about 3mm long and flat-spherical, and ridges expand in a keel way, which is prominent. Bloom time: August-October.





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