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


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Diodia virginiana / Merikenmugura メリケンムグラ

Bloom time: July-August

Rubiaceae /


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 opposite, broadly linear, with leaf surfaces deep green and somewhat leathery. Flowers are white, emerging from leaf axils, and cylindrical, with four lobes at the tips. Blooming time: June-August.





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