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

 

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Family:
 
Carprifoliaceae /
Suikazuraka
 


 

Species in the genus Valeriana:


Valeriana fauiei / Kanokosou
Valeriana fauriei f. albiflora / Shirobanakanokosou
Valeriana flaccidissima / Tsurukanokosou
 

   

Valeriana fauiei / Kanokosou カノコソウ

 
Valeriana fauiei is a perennial herb found in moist grasslands in mountainous regions, with stems 40-80cm in height. Leaves are opposite phyllotaxis, cleft into pinnatisect leaflets with coarse serrations on margins. Flowers appear in dense corymbs; corollas measure approximately 3mm in diameter, and the floral tubes slightly swell on one side. Corollas measure as large as 3mm across; stamens are 3 in number, long, and pop out of the corollas. Bloom time: May-July.
                     
             
                     

SPRING 11

 

 

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