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

 

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Family:
 
Asteraceae /   
Kikuka


 
Species in the genus Pertya:

Pertya glabrescens / Nagabanokouyabouki
Pertya scandens / Kouyabouki
   

Pertya scandens / Kouyabouki コウヤボウキ

 
Pertya scandens is a small deciduous shrub inhabiting sunny, somewhat dry locations in hilly districts; they grow to 0.6-1m in height, making many branches at the bases. Leaves on the first-year branches are opposite, in the overall oval shape, and the two-year ones being fascicled and narrower - a single flower blooms on each component tops in September-October. Petals are slender and twisted. Bloom time: September-October.
                     
         
                     

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