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

 

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Family:
 
Asteraceae /
Kikuka


 

Species in the genus Crepidiastrum:


Crepidiastrum denticulatum / Yakushisou
Crepidiastrum lanceolatum / Hosobawadan
Crepidiastrum lanceolatum f. pinnatilobum / Hamanaren
   

Crepidiastrum denticulatum / Yakushisou ヤクシソウ

 
Crepidiastrum denticulata, a biennial herb found in sunny locations in fields and mountains, braches well and grows to 0.3-1.2m in height. Stems, in many individuals, tinge red-purple. Radical leaves have long petioles, in the shape of a spoon, set themselves in crowds, which are sustainable while in flower. Leaves are alternate, 5-10cm long, 2-5cm wide, oblong or obovate, with shallow serrations on margins, bases protruding backward to embrace the stems. Branch tips or axils on upper parts set about 1.5cm-across yellow flower heads. Bloom time: August-November.
         
                     
                     
                     

AUTUMN #3

 

 

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