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:
 
Gentianaceae /
Rindouka


 

The other species in the genus Gentiana:


Gentiana scabra var. buergeri / Rindou
Gentiana scabra var. buergeri f. albiflora / Shirobanarindou
Gentiana zollingeri / Fuderindou


 

   

Gentiana zollingeri / Fuderindou フデリンドウ

 
Gentiana zollingeri is a biennial herb occurring in sunny places in fields and mountains; stems grow to 6-9cm in height and set leaves dense in opposite phyllotaxis on the upper half. The leaves are 0.5-1.2cm in length, in the broad-oval shape, somewhat thick, backsides generally tinge purple. Step tips bear some blue-purple flowers in bundles. Corollas measure 2-2.5cm in length, bell-shaped, and green calyxes. Bloom time: March-May.
                     
             
                     

SPRING #5

 

 

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