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

 

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Family:
 
Primulaceae /
Sakurasouka


 

Species in the genus Primula:


Primula sieboldii  / Sakurasou
 

   

Primula sieboldii / Sakurasou サクラソウ

 
Primula sieboldii is a perennial herb found in damp places like streams or forest edges, with white curly hairs. Leaves are 4-10cm long, 3-6cm wide, oblong-shaped, with many crinkles on surfaces, and margins shallowly cut in prominently. Scapes, 15-40cm tall, from the center of the leaves set on the tips some red-purple flowers in umbel way. Corollas measure 2-3cm in diameter,1-1.3cm long, in the shape of a high cup, with upper parts deeply cleft in five, and the lobes shallowly cut in two afresh, with throats somewhat white. Calyxes, green, deeply cut in five. Bloom time: April-May.
                     
       
                     

SPRING #8

 

 

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