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


 

The other species in the genus Lactuca:


Lactuca indica / Akinonogeshi
Lactuca raddeana / Yamanigana
Lactuca sororia / Murasakinigana
 
   

Lactuca sororia / Murasakinigana ムラサキニガナ

 
Lactuca sororia is a 0.6-1.2m tall perennial found on forest edges in mountainous regions. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis; those on lower parts are pinnately aperture, and those on upper parts are small, in the shape of a lanceolate. Flower heads, approximately 1cm in diameter, set themselves in panicles and bloom facing downward. Involucres measure about 1.2cm long, and peduncles have glandular hairs. Bloom time: June-August.
                   
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #6

 

 

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