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


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Spuriopimpinella nikoensis /  Hikagemitsuba ヒカゲミツバ

Bloom time: August-September

Aspiaceae / Serika


Species in the genus Spuriopimpinella:

Spuriopimpinella nikoensis / Hikagemitsuba

Spuriopimpinella nikoensis /  Hikagemitsuba ヒカゲミツバ


Spuriopimpinella nikoensis: A perennial herb 50-80cm tall inhabiting deep in the mountains, in the shade of a tree, at the elevation where beech grow in many cases or valleys with clean streams, the stems standing erect with alternate biternate compound leaves; the peduncles of radical leaves are long, and those on cauline leaves are short. The leaflets are thin, measuring 2-10cm long and 1-5cm wide, with sparse hairs on both sides and coarse serrations on the margins. Stem tips emerge in plural different-sized cymes; the white flowers are small, and the ends of the petals, five in number, curl themselves up inside Bloom time: August-September.





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