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

 

SEASONAL FLOWERS: SPRING

 
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Family:
 
Polygonaceae /
Tadeka


 

Species in the genus Bistorta:


Bistota officinalis ssp. japonica / Ibukitoranoo
Bistota tenuicaulis /
Harutoranoo

   

Bistorta tenuicaulis / Harutoranoo ハルトラノオ

 
Bistorta tenuicaulis is a perennial herb of 15-25cm in height found in forests in mountainous regions. Its radical leaves are ovate or orbicular-ovate, 2-10cm in length, the tips pointed and the margins entire, and the bases abruptly tapering off to both sides of long pedicles. Spikes, 2-4cm in length, emerge on the tips of flower stalks. Flowers, lacking petals, have sepals cleft deeply in 5 segments; stamens, 8 in number, popping out; anthers are red. Bloom time: April-May.
                 
                     
                     
                     

SPRING #2

 

 

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