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


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Hypericum erectum / Otogirisou オトギリソウ

Bloom time: June-August

Hypericaceae /


Species in the genus Hypericum:

Hypericum asahinae / Daisen'otogiri
Hypericum ascyron / Tomoesou
Hypericum erectum / Otogirisou
Hypericum japonica / Himeotogiri
Hypericum laxum / Kokeotogiri
Hypericum oliganthum / Azeotogiri
Hypericum pseudopetiolatum / Sawaotogiri


Hypericum erectum / Otogirisou オトギリソウ


Hypericum erectum is a perennial found in fields and mountains in the alpine zone. The stems grow 10-30cm in height with petiole-lacking leaves opposite, the shape is broad lanceolate; the leaves, 1.5-3cm in length, have black spots on the edges and luminous dots on the surfaces. A few yellow five-petaled flowers bloom in June-August on the top of the stem, with some black holes on the petals. Bloom time: June-August.





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