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


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Silene armeria / Mushitorinadeshiko ムシトリナデシコ

Bloom time: May-July


Caryophyllaceae /


Species in the genus Silene :

Silene armeria / Mushitorinadeshiko
Silene firma / Fushiguro
Silene gallica / Mantema
Silene gallica var. gallica / Shirobanamantema
Silene kiusiana / Ogurasennou
Silene sieboldii / Matsumotosennou


Silene armeria / Mushitorinadeshiko ムシトリナデシコ

Silene armeria, an approximately 30-60cm-tall European annual to biennial introduced long ago, grows wild in nearby-the-sea locations or roadsides, tinging somewhat glaucous all through. Leaves are 3-5cm long, in the shape of an ovate to ovate-like lanceolate. One centimeter across, flowers densely bloom on branch tips; the flowers range from red, light red, and occasionally white. Bloom time: May-July.




inserted by FC2 system