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




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Iridaceae /


Species in the genus Iris:

Iris domestica / Hiougi
Iris ensata var. spontanea / Nohanashoubu
Iris gracilipes / Himeshaga
Iris japonica / Shaga
Iris laevigata / Kakitsubata
Iris pseudoacorus / Kishoubu
Iris sanguinea / Ayame


Iris ensata var. spontanea / Nohanashoubu ノハナショウブ

IIris ensata var. spontanea is a perennial occurring in a swamp or damp grassland, the rhizome branching out sideways to grow in colonies. The 5-12mm long sword-shaped leaves erect 30-50cm in height, the mid-rib thick and prominent. The flower stalk, 40-100cm long, bears some red-purple flowers on the upper portion, the outer perianth having a yellow spot at the base, which characterizes this species. Bloom time: June-July




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