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


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Spergularia bocconii / Ushiohanatsumekusa ウシオハナツメクサ

Bloom time: May-August

Caryophyllaceae /




Species in the genus Spergularia:

Spergularia bocconii / Ushiohanatsumekusa


Spergularia bocconii / Ushiohanatsumekusa ウシオハナツメクサ

Spergularia bocconii, an annual biennial herb, height 10-20cm, occurs in damp sandy soil on seashores, with glandular hairs on the upper parts of stems and calyxes. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis, 1-3cm long, linear-shaped, with bases with white membranaceous stipules that connate. Flowers set themselves singly on axils on the upper parts. Petals are small,1-2mm, varying from white to red - white ones are superior in numbers, stamens are generally 5, and styles are 3. Bloom time: May-August.




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