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


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Sagina japonica / Tsumekusa ツメクサ

Bloom time: April-August


Caryophyllaceae / Nadeshikoka


Species in the genus Sagina:

Sagina japonica / Tsumekusa
Sagina maxima / Hamatsumekusa



Sagina japonica / Tsumekusa ツメクサ

Sagina japonica is an annual or biennial herb of 2-20cm in height, often seen in yards or roadsides and stems with glandular hairs on the upper parts. Leaves are thick, 0.5-2cm long, in a linear shape, with tips pointed. Axils singly set small, about 4mm across, flowers. Petals, 5 in number, are white, but some occasionally lack because of degeneration. Bloom time: April-August.




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