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

 

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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 jamazakura / Yamazakura ヤカザクラ

 
Prunus jamazakura is a deciduous tree, 15-25m in height, 50-60cm in diameter, fresh branches red-brown, inhabiting broadly in mountainous regions. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, blades 8-12cm-long, 3-5cm-wide, in the shape of a long-oblong or ovate. Petioles are 2-2.5cm in length. Leaf tips become long and narrow in a tail way, and margins shrply serrated. Blossom progress approximately the same as the leaves develop. Flowers are white to light red, measuring 2.5-3.5cm in diameter. Bloom time: March-April.
                     
                 
                     

SPRING #8

 

 

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