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

 

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Family:
 
Saxigafragaceae /
Yukinoshitaka


 

Species in the genus Hydrangea:


Hydrangea hirta / Koajisai
Hydrangea hirta f. albiflora / Shirobanakoajisai
Hydrangea luteo-venosa / Kogakuutsugi
Hydrangea paniculata / Noriutsugi
Hydrangea petiolaris / Tsuruajisai
Hydrangea serrata / Yamaajisai
Hydrangea serrata var.megacarpa /
Ezoajisai

   

Hydrangea serrata / Yamaajisai ヤマアジサイ

 
Hydrangea serrata, a deciduous shrub growing to 1-2m in height, occurs along valleys or damp slopes in mountainous regions. Leave, of oblong phyllotaxis, whose blades are 10-15cm long, 5-18cm wide, long oblong to oval, with tips long-ly pointed, bases cuneate to circular, and margins with serrations varying from somewhat coarse triangular to wavy. Branch tips give birth to 5-10cm-in-diameter cymes and set ornamental flowers that encircle bisexual flowers. The decorative flowers (4-sepaled unit) vary from pink, white, to blue. Bloom time: June-July.
                     
                   
                     

SUMMER #5

 

 

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