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Pennisetum alopecuroides / Chikarashiba チカラシバ

Bloom time: August-November

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Species in the genus Pennisetum:

Pennisetum alopecuroides / Chikarashiba



Pennisetum alopecuroides / Chikarashiba チカラシバ


Pennisetum alopecuroides is a perennial height of 50-80cm, commonly growing in sunny grasslands, with stems making many stocks in clusters. Leaves gather at the bases,30-70cm long, 4-7mm wide, linear-shaped, and stiff, and the surfaces feel sandy. Leaf sheaths are flat, with long hairs on the top ends. Inflorescences are 10-20cm long and 2cm wide, cylindrical, with many spikelets with dark purple bristles at the bases. Bloom time: August-November.





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