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

 

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Family:
 
Campanulaceae /
Kikyouka


 

Species in the genus Lobelia:


Lobelia chinensis / Mizokakushi
Lobelia sessilifolia / Sawagikyou

 

   

Lobelia sessilifolia / Sawagikyou サワギキョウ

 
Lobelia sessifolia is a glabrous perennial herb inhabiting wetlands in fields and mountains; cylindrical and hollow stems grow to 0.5-1m in height and emerge with no branches. Leaves, which are sessile, lanceolate, and alternately arranged, measure 4-7cm long, with sharp tips and finely serrated margins. Flowers, dark purple, approximately 3 cm in length, bloom in racemes borne on the stem tops. Bloom time: August-September.
                     
           
                     

SUMMER #7

 

 

inserted by FC2 system