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

 

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Family:
 
Symplocaceae /
Hainokika


 

Species in the genus Symplocos:


Symplocos coreana / Tannasawafutagi
Symplocos kuroki / Kuroki
Symplocos sawafutagi / Sawafutagi



 

   

Symplocos sawafutagi / Sawafutagi サワフタギ

 
Symplocos sawafutagi is a deciduous shrub or small tree inhabiting deciduous forests or grasslands, growing to 2-4m in height. Leaves (blade) are in an alternate arrangement, each measuring 4-8cm in length, in the shape of obovate or oblong, there existing hairs on either side, especially on the backside veins. On the top of lateral branches emerge panicles with white flowers. Fruit, 6-7mm in length, ripen indigo in the autumn.
               
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #11

 

 

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