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


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Trifolium pratense / Murasakitsumekusa ムラサキツメクサ

Bloom time: May-August

Fabaceae /


Species in the genus Trifolium:

Trifolium pratense / Murasakitsumekusa
Trifolium pratense f. albiflorum / Sekkatsumekusa
Trifolium repens / Shirotsumekusa
Trifolium repens f. roseum / Momoirotsumekusa


Trifolium pratense / Murasakitsumekusa ムラサキツメクサ

Trifolium pratense, a cosmopolitan perennial herb originating in Europe, grows wild across the country. Stems stand erect to grow to 20-60cm in height, with leaves with generally three leaflets with many divaricate hairs. The leaflets are 2-4cm long, in the shape of an obovate to oblong; many are with V-shape spots on surfaces. Flowers, red-purple, 1.3-1.5cm long, gather together in a sphere way. Bloom time: May-August.




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