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


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Tofieldia japonica / Iwashoubu イワショウブ

Bloom time: August-September

Family: Tofieldiaceae /


Species in the genus ofieldia:

Tofieldia japonica / Iwashoubu


Tofieldia japonica / Iwashoubu イワショウブ

Tofieldia japonica is a perennial herb in high-altitude mountain wetlands; its radical leaves are linear, 10-40cm in length. Flower stalks, growing to 20-40cm, bear white to light red flowers in inflorescences. Glandular hair exists on peduncles and the inflorescence, which feels adhesive. Bloom time: August-September.




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