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

 

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Family:
 
Campanulaceae /
Kikyouka


 

Species in the genus Wahlenbergia:


Wahlenbergia marginata / Hinagikyou













 

   

Wahlenbergia marginata / Hinagikyou ヒナギキョウ

 
Wahlenbergia marginata, a perennial herb, 20-40cm in height, occurs on sunny roadsides, embankments, or lawns; stems are slender and sparsely branched. Leaves on lower portions are 2-4cm long, 3-8mm wide, in the shape of a spatulate or oblanceolate, with white, in many cases, obtuse wavy serrations on margins. Branch tips singly set blue-purple flowers that face upward. Sepals measure 2-3mm in length, are lanceolate-shaped, and erect. Corollas are funnel-like bell-shaped and deeply cleft in five; stamens are five in number, and pistils one. Fruit measure 6-8mm in length. Bloom time: May-August.
               
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #13

 

 

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