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 Dichocarpum:


Dichocarpum dicarpon / Sabanoo
Dichocarpum nipponicum var. sarmentosum / San'inshiroganesou
Dichocarpum trachyspermum / Tougokusabanoo



 

   

Dichocarpum trachyspermum / Tougokusabanoo トウゴクサバノオ

 
Dichocarpum trachyspermum, a 10-20cm-in-diameter perennial, is found along streams in mountainous regions. Leaves are compound, with 3-5 leaflets and margins serrated. Radical leaves attach some each at the bases of the plants, and on-stem leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis. Flowers measure 6-8mm in diameter; petaloid sepals are light greenish-yellow, and petals inside the sepals are of orange color, in the shape of a sumo referee’s fan. Bloom time: April-May.
                     
                   
                     

SPRING #4

 

 

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