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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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Family:
 
Rosaceae /
Baraka


 

Species in the genus Potentilla:


Potentilla anemonifolia / Ohebiichigo
Potentilla chrysantha / Hebiichigo
Potentilla cryptotaeniae / Mitsumotosou
Potentilla dickinsii / Iwakinbai
Potentilla fragarioides var. major / Kijimushiro
Potentilla freyniana / Mitsubatsuchiguri

Potentilla indica / Yabuhebiichigo
Potentilla nipponica / Hirohanokawarasaiko
 
   

Potentilla chrysantha / Hebiichigo ヘビイチゴ

 
Duchesnea chrysantha, a perennial herb, occurs in paths between paddies or somewhat damp places. Stems crawl on the grounds and take roots at nodes to make new growth. Leaves are yellow-green, comprising three leaflets of 2-3.5cm in length. Flowers come on pedicles emerged from axils and put single yellow flowers on them. Flowers measure 1.2-1.5cm in diameter; accessory calyx lobes are more significant than sepals, cleft in three, with long hairs. Fruit is 0.8-1cm in length; receptacles are light red, with wrinkles as with achenes. Bloom time: April-June.
           
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #8

 

 

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