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


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Lythrum anceps / Misohagi ミソハギ

Bloom time: June-August

Lythraceae /


Species in the genus Lythrum:

Lythrum anceps / Misohagi
Lythrum salicaria / Ezomisohagi
Lythrum salicaria - white form / Shirobana-ezomisohagi


Lythrum anceps / Misohagi ミソハギ

Lythrum anceps is a perennial occurring in wetlands in fields and mountains, growing to 0.5-1m in height. Leaves are cross-wisely opposite, 2-6cm long, 0.6-1.5cm wide, in the shape of a broad lanceolate, with bases not embracing stems. Flowers, red-purple, measure approximately 1.5cm in diameter, with 4-6 petals, six triangular sepals, and needle-shaped satellites in between sepals. Stamens are 12 in number; 6 of them are long, and the other six are short. Bloom time: July-August.




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