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


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Eriocaulon cinereum / Kurohoshikusa クロホシクサ

Bloom time: August-September

Eriocaulaceae /


Species in the genus Eriocaulon:

Eriocaulon cinereum / Kurohoshikusa
Eriocaulon decemflorum / Itoinunohige
Eriocaulon miquelianum / Inunohige
Eriocaulon robustius / Hirohainunohige
Eriocaulon sieboldtianum / Hoshikusa
Eriocaulon taquetii / Nippon'inunohige



Eriocaulon cinereum / Kurohoshikusa クロホシクサ

Eriocaulon cinereum: It is an annual plant that inhabits wetlands. Leaves measure 4-10cm long, 1-3mm broad, with sharp tips, and flower stalks are somewhat twisted and grow to10-20cm in height, with indigo-black flower heads. The flower heads, 4-5mm in diameter, are spherical, with lots of white hairs, and involucral bracts are shorter than the flower heads. Bloom time: August-September.




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