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

 

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Family:
 
Staphyleaceae /
Mitsubautsugika


 

The other species in the genus Staphylea:


Staphylea bumalda / Mitsubautsugi

   

Staphylea bumalda / Mitsubautsugi ミツバウツギ

 
Staphylea bumalda, a deciduous shrub inhabiting sunny, damp locations like places along streams in mountainous regions, grows to 3-5m in height and branches well to grow rampant by and large. Leaves are opposite and are of a ternate compound leaf; the terminal lobes measure 8-16cm long and the side lobes 3-7cm long, in the shape of an oval-like oblong or oval, with tips pointed long, with fine serrations on margins. The terminal segments have about 3cm-long petioles, while the other two side lobes are without them. Flowers set themselves in panicles emerged from current year's branch tips; the flowers are fragrant and white, 7-8cm long; petals and sepals are white, five in number - not open flat. Bloom time: May.
                   
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #10

 

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