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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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Family:
 
Berberridaceae /
Megika


 

Species in the genus Epimedium:


Epimedium diphyllum / Baikaikarisou
Epimedium sempervirens / Tokiwaikarisou
Epimedium setosum / Oobaikaikarisou


 

   

Epimedium sempervirens / Tokiwaikarisou トキワイカリソウ

 
Epimedium sempervirens is an evergreen perennial herb, 30-60cm in height, occurring in forests in snowy fields and mountains. Leaves are of a biternate compound leaf, leaflets are stiff, in the shape of an uneven ovate, and tips become narrower to points in a tail way, bases are deeply cordate,5-10cm in length with stinging hairs on margins. Flowers are 3-4cm in diameter, white to red-purple. Petals are 4 in number, with spurs. Sepals are petaloid, 8 in number; inside'4 are significant, and outside'4 are small and fall earlier. Bloom time: April-May.
   
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #5

 

 

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