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




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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 firma / Fushiguro フシグロ


Silene firma is a 60-80cm-tall biennial herb growing in fields and mountains, with leaves 4-7cm long, in the shape of a long-oblong or oval-like lanceolate. Stem tips or axils hold small white flowers; petal limbs are 2-3mm long, with tips cleft in two, and calyx tubes measure 0.7-1cm in length, with ten veins. Bloom time: June-September.





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