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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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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 japonica / Oojishibari オオジシバリ

 
Ixeris japonica is a common perennial species in somewhat damp roadsides or paths between paddies; slender white stems shallowly crawl underground, nodes emerging leaves, from which new growths begin and spread around. The leaves are 6-20cm long, 1.5-3cm wide, in an oblanceolate to spatulate-oblong shape, and lower portions occasionally cleft pinnately. Flower stalks grow to about 20cm tall and set two or three 2.5-3cm-in-diameter yellow flower heads on tips. The involucres measure 1.2cm in length. Bloom time: April-May.
             
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #6

 

 

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