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

 

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Family:
 
Solanaceae /
Nasuka


 

Species in the genus Scopolia:


Scopolia japonica / Hashiridokoro
 

   

Scopolia japonica / Hashiridokoro ハシリドコロ

 
Scopolia japonica is a highly toxic perennial herb occurring on damp riversides or in the shade of a tree, growing to 30-60cm in height; the whole is hairless and feels soft. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, 6-18cm long, 2.5-6cm wide, in the shape of an oval to oblong, with no hairs on both sides. Dark purple flowers droop from axils; corollas are about 2cm long, bell-shaped, with tips shallowly cleft in five, and insides being light green-yellow. Capsules are spherical, about 1cm in diameter. Bloom time: April-May.
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #9

 

 

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