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 major. var. japonica / Touoobako トウオオバコ

 
Plantago major. var. japonica is a perennial herb inhabiting seashores, and the whole is significantly large compared with another species, Plantago asiatica. Leaves are all radical and somewhat thick and leathery, blades measuring 8-25cm in length, 5-18cm in width, in an oval shape, with tips instead of pointed. Racemose inflorescences, 40-80cm long, arise with dense, small flowers from among the leaves. Bloom time: July-August.
             
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #8

 

 

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