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

 

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Primulaceae /
Sakurasouka


 

Species in the genus Samolus:


Samolus parviflorus / Haihamabossu
 

   

Samolus parviflorus / Haihamabossu ハイハマボッス

 
Samolus parviflorus is a perennial herb found in various places, like damp sections of wetlands in coastal areas, inland provinces, mountain streamsides, etc. Stems are slender, grow, having emerged branches diagonally upwards, up to 10-30cm in height. Leaves are simple; radical ones have long petioles, while on-stem leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, in the shape of an oblong or obovate, 2-6cm in length, 1-2cm in width, the tips not sharp, and the margins are entire. Flowers, white, 10-20 in number, each 0.2-0.3cm in diameter, bloom in racemes on the tops of the stem; Corollas are cleft in 5 lobes. Bloom time: June-August.
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #10

 

 

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