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 humilis / Yabutabirako ヤブタビラコ

 
Lapsana humilis is a biennial herb found near residences or causeways on forest edges, growing 20-40cm in height. The whole is soft, and radical leaves extend themselves obliquely upward or, at times, lay down. Radical leaves measure 5-15cm in length,1.5-3cm in width, and deeply cleft in a lyrate way; on-stem leaves are small. Flower heads are yellow, approximately 8mm in diameter, and have cylindrical involucres. Bloom time: May-July.
                   
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #6

 

 

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