Flower Database

Common Mare's Tail

Basic information
Flower Name
Common Mare's Tail
Formal Name
Hippuris vulgaris
Alias
杉菜藻, Common Mare's Tail, mare's-tail
Habitat
Europe, Eurasia, and North America
Morph
Perennial plants
Comment
Common Mare's Tail (scientific name:Hippuris vulgaris) is perennial aquatic plants of the family plantaginaceae native to.Europe, Eurasia, and North America. It grows in ponds and marshes or the river, and a thin leaf does verticillation like a field horsetail, and the leaf grows. An axil has the flower small. The flower name depends on a thing called the algae like a field horsetail. In Oze, It stands up from the river stream in about August from July and grow in colonies.
A generic name: Mare's-tail, scientific name: Hippuris vulgaris, aka: Common Mare's Tail, mare's-tail, a suginamo, habitation distribution: It is North Japan of Hokkaido, environment from the Honshuto Chubu , District: Ponds and marshes, a river, an ecotype: A waterweed of the perennial plant, height of a rice plant: 60cm, a leaf color: Green, a phyllotaxis: Verticillation, the number of the stamens: 1, the number of the pistils: 1, a petal: Nothing, time to attract attention: In August, it is fruit form: Ovoid, a use: Chinese medicine.
Detailed information
Order
Lamiales
Family
Plantaginaceae
Genus
Hippuris
Species
H. vulgaris
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Aciculate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
River pond
Color
Green
Season
Aug
Height
60  ~ 60  [cm]
Diameter
0.1  ~ 0.1