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

 

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Family:
 
Asteraceae /
Kikuka


 

Species in the genus Taraxacum:


Taraxacum albidum / Shirobanatanpopo
Taraxacum arakii / Yamazatotanpopo
Taraxacum hideoi / Kibishirotanpopo
Taraxacum officinale / Seiyoutanpopo
Taraxacum pectinatum / Kushibatanpopo
Taraxacum maruyamanum / Okitanpopo
 

   

Taraxacum albidum / Shirobanatanpopo シロバナタンポポ

 
Taraxacum albidum is a common perennial herb inhabiting residential districts; leaves 15-20cm in length, 3-7cm in width, lanceolate, middle-deeply cleft in a pinnate way. The leaves and involucres are light green, and the leaf veins are white. Flower stalks grow to 30-40cm in height to set single 4cm-across white head flowers on top of them. The involucres measure about 2cm in length; outer involucral brats are ovate long-oblong or ovate, shorter than inner involucral bracts. On their tops, there is one each of prominent horn-like protuberance. Bloom time: April-May.
                     
             
                     

SPRING #10

 

 

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