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

 

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Family:
 
Cupressaceae /
Hinokika


 

Species in the genus Juniperus:


Juniperus conferta / Hainezu
 

   

Juniperus conferta / Hainezu ハイネズ

 
Juniperus conferta is an evergreen shrub growing in sandy soil or on rocks in seashores, trunks crawling on the ground with gray-brown barks. Leaves are needle-shaped, 1-2cm in length, in whorls of three; tips are sharply pointed, which hurt to touch. Flowers are dioecious: Male flowers, yellow-brown, are as long as 4 millimeters, in the shape of an elliptical, and females spherical. Bloom time: April.
     
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #6

 

 

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