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

 

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Fabaceae /
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Species in the genus Sophora:


Sophora flavescens / Kurara
 

   

Sophora flavescens / Kurara クララ

 
Sophora flavescens, a perennial herb inhabiting sunny grasslands or riverside fields and mountains, grow to 0.8-1.5m in height, the basal part of stems making woody growth, with many short adpressed hairs as with leaves. Branches set alternate-arranged imparipinnate compound leaves with 7-20 pairs of 2-4cm-long leaflets. Flowers, 1.5-1.8cm long, white to light yellow, occasionally tinging purple, set themselves in racemes. Bloom time: June-July.
                     
         
                     

SUMMER #11

 

 

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