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 Prunus:


Prunus apetala / Choujizakura
Prunus grayana / Uwamizuzakura
Prunus jamazakura / Yamazakura
Prunus sargentii / Ooyamazakura
Prunus x parviflora cv. Parviflora / Fuyuzakura
 
   

Prunus apetala / Choujizakura チョウジザクラ

 
Prunus apetala, a deciduous shrub to small tree with grayish-brown barks, inhabits limestone areas in hilly districts, having many divaricate hairs on fresh branches. Leaves are alternate, 5-8cm in length, ovate to ovate-like oblong; leaf tips are long in a tail way to become pointed, bases circular to truncate, and left and right uneven. Flowers come on previous year branches before leaves develop or at the same time - the flowers, white or light red, emerged from axils, blossom downwards in an umbel way. Bloom time: March-April.
                     
                 
  Petals lost                  

SPRING #8

 

 

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