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


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Pellionia radicans / Oosanshousou オオサンショウソウ

Bloom time: April-May

Urticaceae /


Secies in the genus Pellionia:

Pellionia minima / Sanshousou
Pellionia radicans / Oosanshousou


Pellionia radicans / Oosanshousou オオサンショウソウ


Pellionia radicans is a dioecious perennial herb inhabiting damp forests or rocky places; stems crawl on the ground to grow to 10-20cm in length. Leaves measure 2-5cm long, in the shape of a distorted oval, with few hairs. Male inflorescences are cymose; small and spherical females set themselves on axils. Bloom time: April-May.





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