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Diodia teres / Oofutabamugura オオフタバムグラ

Bloom time: July-August

Rubiaceae /


Species in the genus Diodia:

Diodia teres / Oofutabamugura
Diodia virginiana / Merikenmugura




Diodia teres / Oofutabamugura オオフタバムグラ

Diodia teresan annual herb originating in North America, live in dry sandy places like seashores or dry riverbeds, reaching 10-50cm in height. Of alternate phyllotaxis, leaves measure 1-3.5cm long, 2-4mm wide, linear-like lanceolate, with tips shortly pointed in a prickle way, and upper and lower surfaces with stiff and short hairs that feel sandy, especially those on margins. Axils set 2-4 small light red flowers; corollas are 4-6mm long and tubular. Bloom time: July-August.




inserted by FC2 system