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

 

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Family:
 
Plantaginaceae /
Oobakoka


 

Species in the genus Plantago:


Plantago asiatica / Oobako
Plantago camtschatica / Ezooobako
Plantago lanceolata / Heraoobako
Plantago major. var. japonica / Touoobako
 

   

Plantago lanceolata / Heraoobako ヘラオオバコ

 
Plantago lanceolata, an annual European herb, grows wild on roadsides, wastelands, or grasslands in various districts. Leave measure 10-20cm in length, 1.5-3cm in width, in the shape of a thin spatula, with sparse long light brown hairs on the backsides and petioles. Through the leaves, 20-70cm long scapes emerge erect and set many small flowers in a raceme way. The inflorescences are 1-1.7cm wide, thick, and with prominent long stamens. Bloom time: June-August.
         
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #8

 

 

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