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


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Pueraria lobata / Kuzu クズ

Bloom time: July-September

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Species in the genus Pueraria:

Pueraria lobata / Kuzu



Pueraria lobata / Kuzu クズ


Pueraria lobata is a perennial herb seen everywhere in fields and mountains. The whole has coarse yellow-brown hairs and stem bases are woody. Leaves comprise three leaflets, with thick white coats on the bottom surfaces; the leaflets are 10-15cm long, and many cleft shallowly in 2-3. Flowers, many, come in racemes, red-purple, and 1.8-2cm long. Legumes are 5-10cm long, with dense brown bristles. Bloom time: July-September.





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