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Lithospermum erythrorhizon / Murasaki ムラサキ

Bloom time: April-May

Boraginaceae /


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 are 30-60cm tall, branch at upper parts, and have many hairs, as with leaves. The leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, in the shape of a lanceolate, 3-7cm in diameter. The flowers are white and measure approximately 8mm in diameter. Fruit comprises four mericarps, gray. Bloom time: April-May.




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