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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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Family:
 
Rosaceae / Baraka
 

Species in the genus Srorbus:


Sorbus commixta / Nanakamado
Sorbus commixta var. wilfordii / Tsushimananakamado
   

Sorbus commixta var. wilfordii / Tsushimananakamado ツシマナナカマド

 
Sorbus commixta var. wilfordii, a deciduous tree found in sunny coppices or forests on low hills, grows up to approximately 10m in height. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, 20-30cm in length, of an imparipinnate compound leaf, with 7-11 leaflets, 5-8cm long, with margins shallowly sharp serrations and bases circular. Branch ends give compound corymbs in which set many about 1cm-across white flowers. Fruit (pome), spherical, 5-6mm long, mature red in September-October. Bloom time: May-July.
                 
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #10

 

 

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