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

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Hypochoeris radicata / Butana ブタナ

Bloom time: June-September

   
Family:
 
Asteraceae /   
Kikuka


 

Species in the genus Hypochoeris:


Hypochoeris radicata / Butana

   

Hypochoeris radicata / Butana ブタナ

 
Hypochoeris radicata, a perennial herb originating in Europe, grows wild in fields, grasslands, roadsides, or vacant lots. Leaves, comprising radical ones only, are variable in shape, ranging from non-cleft to pinnately deep cleft. Flower stalks grow to 50cm or more in height and branch in one to three upper parts. Flower heads are yellow and 3-4cm in diameter. Achenes are with dense upward prickles, and pappuses are plumous. Bloom time: June-September.
           
                     
                     
                     

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