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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SUMMER

 
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Family:
 
Rosaceae /
Baraka


 

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 on them. 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 them; in which there are many pistils, and styles bend backward. Bloom time: June-August.
         
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #11

 

 

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