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

 

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Family:
 
Boraginaceae /
Murasakika 


 

Species in the genus Lithospermum:


Lithospermum erythrorhizon / Murasaki
 

   

Lithospermum erythrorhizon / Murasaki ムラサキ

 
Lithospermum erythrorhizon is a rare perennial herb inhabiting grasslands in hilly districts. Stems, 30-60cm in height, branch at upper parts, with many hairs as with leaves. The leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, in the shape of a lanceolate, 3-7cm in diameter. Flowers, white, measure approximately 8mm in diameter. Fruit comprises four mericarps, gray. Bloom time: April-May.
       
                     
                     
                     

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