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

 

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Family:
 
Diapensiaceae /
Iwaumeka


 

Species in the genus Schizocodon:


Schizocodon soldanelloides var. soldanelloides / Iwakagami
Schizocodon soldanelloides var. magnus / Ooiwakagam
 

   

Schizocodon soldanelloides var. soldanelloides / Iwakagami イワカガミ

 
Schizocodon soldanelloides var. soldanelloides, an evergreen perennial herb, inhabits rocky areas in mountainous regions or grasslands in high mountains. Leaves put themselves together at the bases with long petioles. Blades are orbicular, 3-6cm in length and width, with sharp serrations on margins, tips not pointed, and surfaces significantly glossy. Scapes, 10-20cm in height, arise from among leaves and set 3-6 light red flowers on their tops. Corollas measure 1-1.5cm in diameter. The corolla's tips cut into five lobes, and the margins finely cleft afresh. Bloom time: April-July.
                     
     
                     

SPRING #9

 

 

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