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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SUMMER

 
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Family:
 
Fabaceae /
Mameka


 

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 venosa ssp. cuspidata var. cuspidata  / Ebirafuji エビラフジ

 
Vicia venosa ssp. cuspidata var. cuspidata is a perennial herb inhabiting sides of mountain streams, and stems are erect with some odd- or even-paripinnate leaves on them, each consisting of 4-7 pairs of leaflets, which measure 3-8cm in length, 1-3cm in width, in an opposite way. The leaf lobes are in a lanceolate shape, with tips sharply pointed. With this species, tendrils do not develop. Flower stalks appear from leaf axils and set racemes on them in which red-purple to blue-purple flowers bloom - approximately 1.4mm-long butterfly-shaped. Bloom time: June-August.
                     
               
                     

SUMMER #12

 

 

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