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Glechoma hederacea ssp. grandis / Kakidoushi カキドウシ

Bloom time: April-May

Lamiaceae /


Species in the genus Glechoma:

Glechoma hederacea ssp. grandis / Kakidoushireniform

Glechoma hederacea ssp. grandis / Kakidoushi カキドウシ

Glechoma hederacea ssp. grandis, a perennial herb of 5-25cm in height, attaches leaves of opposite phyllotaxis, 1.5-2.5cm in length, 2,3cm in width, in a roundish kidney shape, with margins with obtuse serrations. Axils bear 1-3 light purple labiate flowers, 1.5-2.5cm in length, 2-3cm in width. As flowering is over, the stems become vines and take roots at nodes to make new growths. If the stems or leaves give a good flavor if rubbed. Bloom time: April-May.




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