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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SUMMER

 
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Lamiaceae /
Shisoka


 

The other species in the genus Salvia;


Salvia akiensis / Terihanatsunotamurasou
Salvia japonica / Akinotamurasou
Salvia nipponica / Kibanaakigiri

 

   

Salvia japonica / Akinotamurasou アキノタムラソウ

 
Salvia japonica, a perennial, 20-50cm in height, occurs on the roadsides, etc., in fields and mountains. Leaves are opposite; they are what are called imparipinnate compound leaves, with 3-7 lobes. The leaflets, each 2-5cm, are in the shape of a broad oval. The stem tops emerge 10-25cm-long spikes, in which small, blue-purple, labiate flowers bloom in a whorl. Bloom time: July-November.
               
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #10

 

 

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