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




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Lamiaceae /


Species in the genus Lamium:

Lamium album var. barbatum / Odorikosou
Lamium album var. barbatum(white) / Shirobanaodorikosou
Lamium ambiguus / Manekigusa
Lamium amplexicaule / Hotokenoza
Lamium hybridum  / Momijibahimeodorikosou
Lamium purpureum / Himeodorikosou
Lamium purpureum f. albiflorum / Shirobanahimeodorikosou


Lamium purpureum / Himeodorikosou ヒメオドリコソウ 

Lamium purpureum, a native of Europe, is a biennial herb growing wild everywhere in the country; stems are square and rise to 10 to 25cm in height. Leaves are oppositely arranged,1.5-3cm in length, in an orbicular-ovate shape, with obtuse serrations on margins and prominent small veins forming a network on surfaces. The leaves on the upper portion crowd, tinging red-purple. Flowers, labiate, approximately 1cm long, closely set themselves on leaf axils. Bloom time: April-May.




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