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


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Deinostema violaceum / Sawatougarashi サワトウガラシ

Bloom time: August-October

Plantaginaceae /


Species in the genus Deinostema:

Deinostema adenocaulum / Marubanosawatougarashi
Deinostema violaceum / Sawatougarashi


Deinostema violaceum / Sawatougarashi サワトウガラシ

Deinostema violaceum is an annual occurrence in wetlands near ponds or marshes. Stems branch at the bases, measuring 10-20cm in height; occasionally, the bases fall and crawl on the ground. Leaves are 7-10mm long, with tips pointed. Flowers with 10-15cm-long peduncles and sepals almost divide themselves into five, measuring 4-6mm in length. Corollas, purple to red-purple, are bilabiate; the lower lip's middle lobes are significantly large and cleft in two. Bloom time: August-October.




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