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


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Rubus microphyllus / Nigaichigo ニガイチゴ

Bloom time: April-May

Rosaceae /


Species in the genus Rubus:

Rubus buergeri(Fruit) / Fuyuichigo
Rubus corchorifolius / Birohdoichigo
Rubus crataegifolius (fruit) / Kumaichigo
Rubus hirsutus / Kusaichigo
Rubus microphyllus / Nigaichigo
Rubus palmatus / Nagabamomijiichigo
Rubus palmatus var. coptophyllus / Momijiichigo
Rubus parvifolius / Nawashiroichigo
Rubus pectinellus / Kobanofuyuichigo
Rubus phoenicolasius / Ebigaraichigo
Rubus trifidus / Kajiichigo
Rubus yoshinoi / Kibinawashiroichigo



Rubus microphyllus / Nigaichigo ニガイチゴ

Rubus microphyllus is a deciduous shrub, 50-100cm in height, found in forest edges or wastelands in fields and mountains, with many small prickles on stems and branches. Leaves are alternate, in the shape of a broad ovate, and generally cut in three. Blades on stems with flowers are small, 2-5cm in length, but with non-flower branches, large, 6 -10cm in length. Leaf margins are serrated, and either side of the surface is hairless. There are small prickles on veins and petioles. Flowers, white, 2-2.5cm across, bloom facing upward. Fruit, about 1cm across, spherical, matures red. Bloom time: April-May.




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