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 Platycodon:


Platycodon grandiflorus / Kikyou
   

Platycodon grandiflorus / Kikyou キキョウ

 
Platycodon grandiflorus is a perennial herb found in sunny grasslands in hilly districts; the stems grow to 0.5-1m in height, with 4-7cm-in-length oblong-ovate leaves alternate phyllotaxis. A few blue-purple flowers come on a shoot apex in July-September. Ministry of the Environment designates this species as a VU, and Shimane Red Data Book lists it as a CR+EN. Bloom time: July-September.
 
                     
                     
                     

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