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


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Houttuynia cordata / Dokudami ドクダミ

Bloom time: June-July

Saururaceae /


Species in the genus Houttuynia:

Houttuynia cordata / Dokudami


Houttuynia cordata / Dokudami ドクダミ

Houttuynia cordata, a perennial herb, 15-50cn in height, grows in semi-shady areas and forms in colonies. The whole holds a unique smell, and the leaves are in the shape of a cordate, 3-8cm long, with tips shortly pointed. Stem's upper parts emerge 1-3cm long racemes and set many small flowers; the pieces that look like petals are involucral bracts, four in number. Bloom time: June-July.




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