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

 

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Gentianacea /
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Species in the genus Swertia:


Swertia bimanculata / Akebonosou
Swertia japonica / Senburi
Swertia pseudochinensis / Murasakisenburi
Swertia tosaensis / Inusenburi
 

   

Swertia pseudochinensis / Murasakisenburi ムラサキセンブリ

 
Swertia pseudochinensis is a perennial herb, 20-50cm in height, inhabiting sunny grasslands; stems are thick, tinge dark purple, and branching on the upper portion. Leave are opposite in a somewhat dense way, 2-4cmin in length, in the shape of a linear-lanceolate. Flowers are light purple and have dark purple stripes on them. Corollas are 1-1.5cm in length and deeply cleft in five lobes and have hairs and nectars at the bases. Bloom time: August-November.
                     
           
                     

AUTUMN #10

 

 

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