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

 

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Family:
 
Caryophyllaceae /
Nadeshikoka


 
Species in the genus Dianthus:

Dianthus armeria / Noharanadeshiko
Dianthus japonicus / Hamanadeshiko
Dianthus japonicus f. albiflorus / Shirobanahamanadeshiko
Dianthus superbus var. longicalycinus / Kawaranadeshiko
Dianthus superbus var. longicalycinus f. albiflorus / Shirobanakawaranadeshiko
Dianthus superbus var. rupifragus / Iwanadeshiko
 
   

Dianthus japonicus / Hamanadeshiko ハマナデシコ

 
Dianthus japonica is a perennial herb, 20-50cm in height, inhabiting seashores; leaves are thick and glossy, 5-8cm in length, 1-2.5cm in width, in the shape of an ovate to long oblong, with the margins haired. Flowers, red-purple, 1.5cm in diameter, blooms clustering together on stem tops, the color ranging from white, pink to re-purple. Calyx tubes measure 1.5-2cm in length, and bracts attach three pairs. Bloom time: July-October.
                     
             
                     

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