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

 

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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 are with glandular hairs on the upper parts. Leaves are thick,0.5-2cm in length, 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.
                   
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #9

 

 

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