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

 

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Family:
 
Onagraceae /
Akabanaka


 

Species in the genus Oenothera:


Oenothera biennis / Mematsuyoigusa
Oenothera glazioviana / Oomatsuyoigusa
Oenothera grandis / Oobanakomatsuyoigusa
Oenothera rosea / Akabanayuugeshou
Oenothera speciosa / Hiruzakitsukimisou
 

   

Oenothera speciosa / Hiruzakitsukimisou ヒルザキツキミソウ

 
Oenothera speciosa, a perennial herb originating in North America, partly grows wild in western Japan, stems with many short hairs growing to 30-60cm in height. Leaves are alternate, 5-7cm in length, in a linear-oblanceolate shape, with shallow margins. Flowers, white or light red, measure 5cm in diameter; buds face downward but upward when open. Petals are in the shape of a broad-obovate, with bases tinging yellow. Bloom time: May-August.
                     
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #8

 

 

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