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

 

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Family:
 
Scrophulariaceae /
Gomanohagusaka


 

Species in the genus Scrophularia:


Scrophularia buergeriana / Gomanohagusa
Scrophularia duplicatosserata / Hinanousutsubo
Scrophularia kakudensis / Oohinanousutsubo
 

   

Scrophularia kakudensis / Oohinanousutsubo オオヒナノウスツボ

 
Scrophularia kakudensis, a perennial herb of approximately 1m in height, inhabits sunny grasslands or forest edges, with some enlarged fusiform roots and four-ridged stems. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, 6-10cm in length, 3-5cm in width, in the shape of a long ovate or ovate, somewhat firm, tips pointed, with sharply serrated margins. Flowers, dark purple, 8-9mm in diameter, set themselves in conicals; pedicels are fat with glandular hairs, and corollas poofy in the shape of a pod. Calyxes are bell-shaped, cleft in five lobes. Bloom time: June-September.
                 
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #10

 

 

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