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




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Caryophyllaceae /


Species in the genus Stellaria:

Stellaria aquatica / Ushihakobe
Stellaria diversiflora / Sawahakobe
Stellaria media / Kohakobe
Stellaria neglecta / Midorihakobe
Stellaria sessiliflora / Miyamahakobe
Stellaria uchiyamana / Yamahakobe
Stellaria uliginosa var. undulata / Nominofusuma


Stellaria aquatica / Ushihakobe ウシハコベ

Stellaria aquatica is a biennial or perennial measuring 20-50 cm tall, often observed growing in part of fields and hills. The lower part of the stem crawls on the ground, and the other then diagonally ascends upward to 20-50cm in height; the position close to the node has a purple tinge. The leaves are oval, upper ones embracing the stem. The white flowers resemble those of   Stellaria media; the 5 number of styles identify this species. With S. media, 3...



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