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

 

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Family:
 
Asteraceae /
Kikuka


 

Species in the genus Heteropappus:


Heteropappus hispidus / Yamajinogiku
Heteropappus hispidus var. arenarius / Hamabenogiku
 

   

Heteropappus hispidus var. arenarius / Hamabenogiku ハマベノギク

 
Inhabiting sandy soil in seashores, Heteropappus hispidus var. arenarius branches out from the base of the plant, which crawls on the ground then upper parts extend upwards. Leaves on the stems are 2-2.5cm in length, 8-9mm in width, and are thick and in the shape of a spatula. Flowers, light blue-purple, each approximately 3.5cm in diameter, singly come on the branch tips. Bloom time: September-October.
                     
                     
                     

AUTUMN #5

 

 

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