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


 

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



 

stipule: leaflike appendages borne at the base of the petiole

   

Galium trachyspermum / Yotsubamugura ヨツバムグラ

 
Galium trachyspermum, a perennial herb borne on paths between paddies, or roadsides, grows to 20-50cm in height. Stems are 4-ridged and slender, occasionally lie down on the ground. Leaves are in whorls of four, each 0.6-1.5cm in length, 3-6mm in width, in the shape of an oval-long-oblong to oval, with tips short and pointed, also with white hairs on margins and backsides. Two leaves out of the 4 are genuine ones, and the other 2 are leaf-like stipules - generally a bit smaller than the actual leaves. Stem tips or axils emerge inflorescences in which set some light yellow-green, about 1mm across, flowers. Bloom time: May-June.
 
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #5

 

 

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