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:
 
Apocynaceae / Kyouchikutouka  

Species in the genus Vicia:


Vincentoxicum atrantum / Funabarasou
Vincentoxicum japonicum / Iyokazura
Vincentoxicum japonicum f. puncticlatum / Kurobanaiyokazura
Vincentoxicum macrophyllum / Tsukushigashiwa
Vincentoxicum pycnostelma / Suzusaiko
 

   

Vincentoxicum atrantum / Funabarasou フナバラソウ

 
 
Vincentoxicum atrantum is a perennial herb found in grasslands; stems grow straight upward, without branching, to 40-80cm in height. Leaves are of opposite phyllotaxis, in the shape of an oval to oblong, 6-14cm in length. Flower buds appear in masses from leaf axils on upper parts and bloom in the way of one- to plural-layered groups - the flowers are dark brown-purple. Bloom time: June.
 
                     
                     
                     

SUMMER #12

 

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