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

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Messerschmidia sibirica / Sunabikisou スナビキソウ

Bloom time: May-August

   
Family: Boraginaceae /
Murasakika

 

Species in the genus Messerschmidia:


Messerschmidia sibirica / Sunabikisou

   

Messerschmidia sibirica / Sunabikisou スナビキソウ

 
Messerschmidia sibirica, an approximately 30cm tall perennial plant, grows in sandy soil on seashores. Leaves, the phyllotaxis of which is opposite, are 25-26cm long, oblanceolate to long oblong-like lanceolate, thick, with oppressed hairs on both surfaces. Stem tips emerge with short inflorescences and set white fragrant flowers; corollas are about 8mm in diameter, tube parts are 6-7mm long, tips cleft in five, and open flat. Bloom time: May-August.
 
                     
                     
                     

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