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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SUMMER

 
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Family:
 
Asteraceae /
Kikuka


 

Species in the genus Heteropappus:


Heteropappus hispidus / Yamajinogiku
Heteropappus hispidus var. arenarius / Hamabenogiku
 

   

Heteropappus hispidus / Yamajinogiku ヤマジノギク

 
Heteropappus hispidus, an annual or biennial herb, 0.3-1m in height, inhabits sunny grasslands, stems erected and branching well, hairy as with leaves. Radical leaves are gone in flowering time. On-stem leaves are lanceolate or linear, 5-7cm in length, 0.4-0.2cm in width; on upper parts, linear. Flower heads are large, 3-4cm in diameter, and set in corymbose; ray florets are light purple to blue-purple, and tubular ones yellow. Bloom time: September-November.
                   
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #5

 

 

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