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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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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 hideoi / Kibishirotanpopo キビシロタンポポ

 
Taraxacum hideoi is a perennial herb found in grasslands in fields and mountains. Compared to other native species, Taraxacum albidum, flower's center parts are dark, rosettes lay low, and flower stalks are short. Another difference is that, with T. albidum, some of the involucral bracts bend backward, while T. hideoi does not. This species is rare, so it is not easy to find . Bloom time: April.
                     
         
                     

SPRING #10

 

 

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