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Vitex rotundifolia / Hamagou ハマゴウ

Bloom time: July-September

Verbenaceae /


Species in the genus Vitex:

Vitex rotundifolia / Hamagou
Vitex rotundifolia f. unpublished / Hamagou-pink


Vitex rotundifolia / Hamagou ハマゴウ

Vitex rotundifolia, a deciduous creeping shrub inhabiting sandy soil on seashores, crawls on the sandy ground and is erect to 30-70cm in height. The phyllotaxis is opposite; blades with 5-10mm long petioles are 3-6cm long, 2-4cm wide, broadly ovate or oblong, with tips sharp, bases circular, margins circular, papery texture, both surfaces with dense, fine hairs, and with gray-white back surfaces. Branch tips generate erect panicles and set many pale blue flowers in them. Bloom time: July-September.




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