Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Hemerocallis vespertina / Yuusuge ユウスゲ

Bloom time: July-September

Hemerocallidaceae /


Species in the genus Hemerocallis:

Hemerocallis fulva var. kwanso / Yabukanzou
Hemerocallis fulva var. littorea / Hamakanzou
Hemerocallis fulva var. disticha / Nokanzou
Hemerocallis vespertina / Yuusuge


Hemerocallis vespertina / Yuusuge ユウスゲ

Hemerocallis vespertina, a perennial herb found in grasslands in mountainous regions, emerges leaves in two rows at the bases, each linear, 40-60cm in length, 5-15mm in width. Flower stalks measure 1-1.5m in height; the inflorescences branch in two parts; flowers bloom from one to another in the evening and fade in the morning the next day. The perianths are light yellow, visible to night-flying insects like moths. Bloom time: July-September.




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