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


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Galium kikumugura / Kikumugura キクムグラ

Bloom time: May-June

Rubiaceae /


Species in the genus Galium:

Galium japonicum / Kurumamugura
Galium kamtschaticum var. acutifolium / Oobanoyotsubamugura
Galium kikumugura / Kikumugura
Galium kinuta / Kinutasou
Galium odorata / Kurumabasou
Galium spurium var. echinospermon / Yaemugura
Galium trachyspermum / Yotsubamugura
Galium trifloriforme / Okukurumamugura
Galium trifidum ssp. colombianum / Hosobanoyotsubamugura
Galium verum ssp. asiaticum / Kibanakawaramatsuba
Galium verum ssp. asiaticum f. lacteum / Kawaramatsuba



Galium kikumugura / Kikumugura キクムグラ

Galium kikumugura occurs in forest edges in mountainous regions. Stems branch at the bases and grow to 20-40cm in height. Leaves are in whorls of four or rarely five, in the shape of an oblong-ovate-like oblong, 1-1.5cm in length. Branch tips or axils bear inflorescences and set 1-3 small white flowers. The existence of foliaceous bracts at the bases of peduncles characterizes this species. Bloom time: May-June.




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