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Helianthus strumosus / Inukikuimo イヌキクイモ

Bloom time: July-October

Asteraceae / Kikuka   Species in the genus Helianthus:

Helianthus strumosus / Inukikuimo

Helianthus strumosus / Inukikuimo イヌキクイモ

Helianthus strumosus is a perennial height of 1-2m, originating in North-East America, with fusiform tubers underground and almost no hairs on the stems. The phyllotaxis is alternate; leaves are broadly lanceolate to long-oblong, tinged with greenish gray, with serrations on the margins. The branch tips generate 5-10cm-across capitula comprising ligulate and tubular flowers; the ligulate flowers, the terminals near to pointed, are yellow and 8-15 in number. Bloom time: July-October.




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