Flower Database

Crepidiastrum platyphyllum

Basic information
Flower Name
Crepidiastrum platyphyllum
Formal Name
Crepidiastrum platyphyllum
Alias
海菜, 海菜
Habitat
Japan
Morph
biennial grass
Comment
Crepidiastrum platyphyllum or commonly called Wadan (scientific name:Crepidiastrum platyphyllum) is a biennial plant of the Asteraceae family native to Japan. On the cliffs of the coast of Honshu, Kanto, Tokai, Izu Islands and rubble, sand, makes bloom yellow flower in autumn. It resembles Crepidiastrum keiskeanum (Azetouna, scientifiC name: C. I resemble keiskeanum). Azetouna is low and wadan is high. The leaves of both are quite different.
Common name: Crepidiastrum platyphyllum, scientific name:Crepidiastrum platyphyllum, aka: Wadan,
Origin: Japan, distribution: Mainland Kanto, Tokai and the Izu Islands, environment: coastal cliffs and rubble, sand,
plant height: 30-60 cm, leaf: rosette-shaped, flowers umbel, rose flower heads, flower color: yellow, flowering: September to November.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Crepidiastrum
Species
C. platyphyllum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Obovate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Overseas
Color
Yellow
Season
Sep Oct Nov
Height
30  ~ 60  [cm]
Diameter
1.0  ~ 1.5