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


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Hydrangea serrata var.megacarpa / Ezoajisai エゾアジサイ

Bloom time: June-August

Saxigafragaceae /


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 /


Hydrangea serrata var.megacarpa / Ezoajisai エゾアジサイ


Hydrangea serrata var. megacarpa, a deciduous shrub with brown branches, inhabits dark and damp places along streams deep in the mountains. Leaves, with 2-5cm long petioles, are alternate; blades are 10-17cm long, 6-10cm wide, in a broad-oblong to oval-like broad-oblong, with sharp tips, bases broadly cuneate, and significant serrations on margins. Branch tips bear 10-17cm-in-diameter corymbs; 2.5-4cm across ornamental flowers are blue to light blue, and sepals are broad-oval to rhombus-like orbicular and somewhat overlapping, with a small number of dentition-like serrations on margins. Bloom time: June-August.





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