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

 

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Asteraceae /   
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Species in the genus Lapsana:


Lapsana humilis / Yabutabirako
Lapsana apogonoides / Koonitabirako

 

   

Lapsana apogonoides / Koonitabirako コオニタビラコ

 
Lapsana apogonoides, an annual/biennial herb, grows on roadsides or corners of parks or yards, occasionally in colonies. The whole feels somewhat soft, with some fine hairs. Radical leaves lay themselves in a rosette way, measuring 8-25cm in length, 1.7-6cm in width, and deeply cut in a lyrate way; terminal lobes are triangular-ovate, with tips round. On-stem leaves on lower parts are somewhat pointed, and those on upperparts are fewer in number and smaller, tinging a bit brown-purple. Stem tips bear 7-8mm-across yellow flowers in a caribous way. Bloom time: May-October.
           
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #6

 

 

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