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

 

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Family:
 
Asparagaceae /
Kijikakushika


 

Species in the genus Maianthemum:


Maianthemum dilatatum / Maidurusou
 

   

Maianthemum dilatatum / Maidurusou マイヅルソウ

 
Maianthemum dilatatum is a perennial herb inhabiting coniferous forests in the mountainous region to the subalpine zone, its rhizomes crawling long. Stems measure 10-25cm in height, and leaves are 3-7cm in length, egg-heart-shaped, with 2-4cm long petioles, tips pointed, and bases are in a deep heart shape. Stem tips bear racemose inflorescences in which many white flowers come. Sap fruit, spherical, 5-7mm in diameter, ripens in red. Bloom time: May-July.
     
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #7

 

 

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