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


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Ophiopogon japonicus / Janohige ジャノヒゲ

Bloom time: July-August

 Asparagaceae /


Species in the genus Ophiopogon:

Ophiopogon jaburan / Noshiran
Ophiopogon japonicus / Janohige
Ophiopogon japonicus var. umbrosus / Nagabajanohige


Ophiopogon japonicus / Janohige ジャノヒゲ

Ophiopogon japonicus, a perennial occurring on forest floors in fields and mountains, propagates by extending runners to form colonies. Leaves are radical, 10-20cm long, 2-3mm wide, and in a linear shape. Somewhat flattened, flower stalks grow to 7-15cm in height and set white or light purple flowers in a raceme way. Seeds measure 7mm in diameter and are deep blue. Bloom time: July-August.




inserted by FC2 system