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

 


 

The other species in the genus Cynanchum:


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

Vincentoxicum pycnostelma / Suzusaiko スズサイコ

 
The Ministry of the Environment of Japan designates this species as vulnerable; forty-five out of forty-seven prefectures designate Vincetoxicum pycnostelma as an endangered species, ranging from DD to CR+EN. In Shimane, it occurs in the grassland, at the edge of a thicket of silver grass or something. The flowers open in the early morning and close as the sun rises higher.
                     
         
                     

SUMMER #12

 

 

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