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

 

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Family:
 
Apocynaceae /
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Species in the genus Metaplexis:


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Metaplexis japonica / Gagaimo ガガイモ

 
Metaplexis japonica is a creeping perennial found in sunny fields, extending its underground stems long to propagate. Leaves are opposite, in the shape of an oval-like heart, 5-10cm in length, 3-6cm in width. Flowers, light purple, are borne on stalks from the leaf axils; they bloom in August.
 
                     
                   
                     

SUMMER #7

 

 

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