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


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Lycoris squamigera / Natuzuisen ナツズイセン

Bloom time: August-September



Species in the genus Lycoris:

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


Lycoris squamigera / Natuzuisen ナツズイセン

Lycoris squamigera, a perennial herb originating in China, escaped from cultivation and grew in the wild in sunny village grasslands. Sprouting from underground in early spring leaves tinge powdery white, 20-30cm long, 1.8-2.5cm wide, and wither in early summer. Flower scapes grow to 50-70cm tall and set some numbers of light red-purple flowers. The flowers are 8cm in diameter, the largest in the Lycoris genus, and bloom sideways. Bloom time: August-September.




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