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

 

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Family:
 
Saxifragaceae /
Yukinoshitaka


 

The other species in the genus Penthorum:


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Penthorum chinense / Takonoashi タコノアシ

 
Penthorum_chinensis, a rare perrennial that grows wild in wetlands, the densely packed inflorescence looking like octopus suckers, and it becomes looking more real when in fruit in late autumn. The Ministry of the Environment designates this uncommon species as an NT. Shimane RDB also lists it as a VU.
 
                     
               
                     

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