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


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Spiraea salicifolia / Hozakishimotsuke ホザキシモツケ

Bloom time: June-August

Rosaceae /


Species in the genus Spiraea:

Spiraea blumei var. obtusa / Mitsubaiwagawa
Spiraea japonica / Shimotsuke
Spiraea salicifolia / Hozakishimotsuke

Spiraea salicifolia / Hozakishimotsuke ホザキシモツケ

Spiraea salicifolia is a deciduous shrub inhabiting wetland; stems grow dense, 1-2m in height, with short thick hairs. Leaves are alternate, in a lanceolate shape, with significantly short petioles, tips pointed. Branch tops set panicles with light red, approximately 7mm-in-diameter 5-petaled flowers, in which many pistils and styles bend backward. Bloom time: June-August.




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