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


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Lycopus uniflorus / Ezoshirone エゾシロネ

Bloom time: August-September

Lamiaceae /


Species in the genus Lycopus:

Lycopus lucidus / Shirone
Lycopus maackianus / Himeshirone
Lycopus ramosissimus var. japonicus / Koshirone
Lycopus uniflorus / Ezoshirone


Lycopus uniflorus / Ezoshirone エゾシロネ

Lycopus uniflorus, a perennial herb that extends slender rhizomes, inhabits wetlands in mountainous areas; stems grow to 20-40cm in height, with fine hairs all through. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, in the shape of a long oblong-like lanceolate, 2-7cm in length, with obtuse serrations on margins. Axils densely set small white labiate flowers, some numbers each; corollas measure as large as two millimeters in length. Bloom time: August-September.




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