Flower Database

Horny goatweed

Basic information
Flower Name
Horny goatweed
Formal Name
Epimedium grandiflorum
Alias
三枝九葉草, horny goatweed, 錨草, barrenwort, bishop's hat, fairy wings, Ikarisou
Habitat
Japan
Morph
fallen leaves perennial grass
Comment
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
Color
Red, Violet
Season
Apr May
Height
30  ~ 50  [cm]
Diameter
2  ~ 3