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

 

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Family:
 
Melanthiaceae /
Shurosouka


 

Species in the genus Paris:


Paris tetraphylla / Tsukubanesou
Paris verticillata / Kurumabatsukubanesou
   

Paris tetraphylla / Tsukubanesou ツクバネソウ

 
Paris tetraphylla is a perennial herb inhabiting forests in mountainous regions. Stems are 15-40cm in height, with 4-10cm long four petiole-less leaves in whorls on the tops; stem tips emerge 3-10cm long peduncles and set green flowers facing upward; outer perianth segments, 4 in number, are in lanceolate shape, 1-2cm in length and inner perianths exist not. Stamens are 8 in number. With pistils, stigmas cleft themselves in four. Bloom time: May-August.
                     
         
                     

SPRING #8

 

 

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