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

 

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Family:
 

Caryophyllaceae /
Nadeshikoka


 

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 throughout. 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.
                   
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #11

 

 

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