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


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Stellaria aquatica / Ushihakobe ウシハコベ

Bloom time: April-May


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 factors then diagonally ascend upward to 20-50cm in height; positions close to the nodes have a purple tinge. Leaves, 2-7cm long, are oval, with upper parts embracing the stems. Flowers resemble those of another species, Stellaria media, but females' styles are 5 in number. With S. media, there are three styles.



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