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:
 
Rubiaceae /
Akaneka


 

The other 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 var. asiaticum / Kibanakawaramatsuba
Galium verum var. asiaticum f. nikkoense / Kawaramatsuba

 

   

Galium odorata / Kurumabasou クルマバソウ

 
Galium odorata is a perennial borne in a mountain forest, the stem erecting 20-30cm tall with a whorl of six to ten leaves around it. This species closely resembles G. japonica in shape. The difference lies mainly in the leaf and flower shape; with plate, in G. odorata, it is oblong, while in G. japonica lanceolate, and with flower, in the former, the corolla is funnel-shaped, while the other not.
                     
                   
                     
SPRING #5

 

 
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