Horny goatweed

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    Horny goatweed @ Tsukuba Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Horny goatweed
Formal Name
Epimedium grandiflorum
Alias
horny goatweed, barrenwort, fairy wings, Ikarisou
Habitat
Japan
Morph
fallen leaves perennial grass

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What is Horny goatweed

Horny goatweed, scientific name: Epimedium grandiflorum, is a fallen leaves perennial grass of the epimedium genus ,of the berberidaceae departmnt native to Japan. Northeast region southward to the wild in the mountains of Shikoku. Flower name that depends on that was compared to a boat anchor star spur. Leaves are 2-3 out in the biplane, tip is an egg-shaped leaflets. 4 flower stretch flower racemes in spring, the reddish-purple blooms.

Common name: Horny goatweed, scientific name: Epimedium grandiflorum, origin: Japan, Habitat: Tohoku regional southern-Shikoku, living environments: mountains, Aks: barrenwort, bishop's hat, fairy wings, living type: deciduous perennials, plant height: 30-50 cm, leaves: paper, leaf two Trifoliate compound leaves, small leaf shape: oval in to be on edge, Leaf margin: available fine serrated setae, flowers: racemes, flower diameter: 2-3 cm, petals: 4: ranging, flower color: reddish purple, flowering four or five months,: sepals (blooming when fall 4), eight: number of stamens 4 pistil: 1 book, uses: ornamental, herbal medicine

Detailed information

Order
Ranunculales
Family
Berberidaceae
Genus
Epimedium
Species
E. grandiflorum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Galea
Leaf type
Twice ternate pinnate compound leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Pot flower
Color
Red, Violet
Season
AprMay
Height
30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 3

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