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

 

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Family:
 
Urticaceae /
Irakusaka


 

Secies in the genus Pellionia:


Pellionia minima / Sanshousou
Pellionia radicans / Oosanshousou
 

   

Pellionia minima / Sanshousou サンショウソウ

 
Pellionia minima is a dioecious perennial herb,10-30cm in height, occurring in damp locations in mountainous regions. Stems crawl on the ground, tinging green-brown, with fine hairs. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, distorted-obovate, 1-3cm long, with some obtuse serrations on margins and inches on both sides. The surfaces are dark green. Flowers are light green; male inflorescences are cymose, with short pedicels and four perianth lobes and four stamens, and females, with five perianth lobes, are spherical with no pedicels. Bloom time: April-June.
                     
                   
                     

SPRING #8

 

 

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