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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: AUTUMN

 
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Family:
 
Amarylliaceae /
Higanbanaka


 

Species in the genus Lycoris:


Lycoris albiflora / Shirobanahiganbana
Lycoris radiata / Higanbana
Lycoris sanguinea / Kitsunenokamisori
Lycoris sanguinea var. kiushiana / Ookitsunenokamisori
Lycoris squamigera / Natuzuisen
 

   

Lycoris radiata / Higanbana ヒガンバナ

 
Lycoris radiata, a perennial blooming around Autumnal Equinox day, inhabits paths between rice fields, roadsides, or riverbanks. The linear, dark green leaves begin to sprout in late autumn, growing up to 30-60cm in height, 6-8cm in width, in late autumn, and alive until the following spring. Flower stalks, appearing from bulbs beneath the ground, grow up to 30-50cm in height, bear 5-7 red, umbellate flowers, bloom facing the sky.
             
                     
                     
                     

▲AUTUMN #6

 

 

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