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

 

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Family:
 
Rubiaceae /
Akaneka


 

Species in the genus Diodia:


Diodia teres / Oofutabamugura
Diodia virginiana / Merikenmugura

 


 

   

Diodia virginiana / Merikenmugura メリケンムグラ

 
Diodia virginiana, a native of North America, inhabits moist/damp sections of riverbanks or ridges between paddies. Stems branch out on all sides at the bases, making mats, and leaves are opposite, broadly linear, with leaf surfaces deep green and somewhat leathery. Flowers are white, emerging from leaf axils, cylindrical, with four lobes at the tips. Blooming time: June-August.
       
                     
                     
                     

AUTUMN #3

 

 

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