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

 

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Species in the genus Torilis japonica:


Torilis japonica / Yabujirami

   

Torilis japonica / Yabujirami ヤブジラミ

 
Torilis japonica, a biennial commonly seen in fields or roadsides, grows 30-70cm in height. Leaves are 5-10cm in length, of a bi- or tripinnate compound leaf; leaflets are ovate-like lanceolate, delicately cut in, with dense short, coarse hairs on upper- and back-sides. Branch ends emerge small-sized compound umbels and set small white flowers in them; pedicels are 4-10 in number, and involucral bracts are slender. 2.5-3.5cm long. Fruit is oval-like long-oblong, with dense bristles bent in a hook way. Bloom time: May-July.
                   
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #10

 

 

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