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


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Vicia unijuga / Nantenhagi ナンテンハギ

Bloom time: August-October

Fabaceae /


Species in the genus Vicia:

Vicia amoena / Tsurufujibakama
Vicia pseudo-orobus / Oobakusafuji
Vicia sativa ssp. nigra / Karasunoendou
Vicia tetrasperma / Kasumagusa
Vicia unijuga / Nantenhagi
Vicia villosa subsp. varia / Nayokusafuji
Vicia venosa ssp. cuspidata var. cuspidata / Ebirafuji


Vicia unijuga / Nantenhagi ナンテンハギ

Vicia unijuga is a perennial herb inhabiting fields and mountains. The stems are erect, 30-60cm in height, with several leaves, each consisting of just a single pair of leaflets, with few tendrils at the apex. The brochures measure 4-7cm in length and 1.5-4cm in width, generally in the shape of an oval; variable, however. Flowers, red-purple, approximately 1.5cm in height, set themselves on peduncles that emerged from leaf axils in a cluster way in racemes. Legumes (fruit) measure around 3cm in length. Bloom time: June-October.




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