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Scopolia japonica / Hashiridokoro ハシリドコロ

Bloom time: April-May

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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 hang from the axils; corollas are about 2cm long and 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.




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