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


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Prunus jamazakura / Yamazakura ヤカザクラ

Bloom time: March-April

Rosaceae /


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, with 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 tailway, and margins sharply serrated. Blossoms 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.




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