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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SUMMER

 
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Family:
 
Asteraceae /
Kikuka


 

Species in the genus Ixeris:


Ixeris dentata / Nigana
Ixeris dentata ssp. nipponicum var. albiflora f. ampilifolia / Hananigana
Ixeris dentata ssp. nipponicum var. albiflora / Shirobananigana
Ixeris dentata var. stolonifera / Hainigana
Ixeris japonica / Oojishibari
Ixeris repens / Hamanigana
Ixeris stolonifera / Jishibari
   

Ixeris dentata / Nigana ニガナ

 
Ixeris dentata, a perennial herb common in sunny places like roadsides or grasslands, stands erect to grow to 20-50cm. Its radical leaves are with long petioles, blades being 3-10cm in length, 0.5-3cm in width, in the shape of a broad-lanceolate to obovate-like long-oblong. On-stem leaves are short, with no petioles, bases are protrusive in a round way and embrace stems. Flowers, yellow, set themselves as flower heads on branch tops. Ligulate flowers are 5 in general. Bloom time: May-July.
                 
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #6

 

 

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