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




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Asreraceae / Kikakuka



Species in the genus Saussurea:

Saussurea gracilis / Hokuchiazami
Saussurea maximowiczii / Miyakoazami
Saussurea nipponica / Oodaitouhiren
Saussurea pulchella / Himehigotai

Saussurea pulchella / Himehigotai ヒメヒゴタイ

Saussurea pulchella is a biennial found in grasslands in mountainous regions; stems grow to 0.4-1.5m in height and branch well on upper parts. Leaves are in an alternate arrangement, in the shape of a lanceolate or broad lanceolate, and leaves are deeply cut in a pinnate way on lower portions. On both leaf sides, visible are vellus hairs and glandular dots. Flower heads are red-purple,1.2-1.6cm in diameter; bracts are campaniform; on tips on involucral bracts are red-purple appendixes. Florets are all tubular. Bloom time: August-October.




inserted by FC2 system