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


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Prunus sargentii / Ooyamazakura オオヤマザクラ

Bloom time: April-May

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 sargentii / Ooyamazakura オオヤマザクラ


Prunus sargentii is a deciduous tree inhabiting open forests or edges in mountainous regions, growing to 10-15m in height, 40-50cm in diameter, some individuals to 20-25m tall, and 1m across. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, in the shape of an oblong to obovate-oblong with the tips growing long in a tail way, and the bases are heart- or orbicular-shaped. The leaf margins are serrated. Flowers, red to light red, come in a clustering way at approximately the same time as the leaves are going on to develop. Flowers April-May.





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