Flower Database

Specularia perfoliata

Basic information
Flower Name
Specularia perfoliata
Formal Name
Specularia perfoliata
Alias
桔梗草, common venus' looking-glass
Habitat
North American
Morph
annual naturalized plant grass.
Comment
Specularia perfoliata (scientific name:Specularia perfoliata) is annual grass naturalized plants from North America of the genus Triodanis. It makes purple 5 petaled flowers bloom on the roadside. It grows each other to the stem which round leaves stood straight, and the leaves sit on a stem. It takes out flower stalks from an axil to early summer from spring. Flowers have opening flowers and cleistogamic flowers, and only opening flowers bloom. After stamens serve pollen at the opening flower arrangements earlier, and insects carried it away with protandrous plants, the capital of the pistil open and avoid selfing. Time passes, and a hole opens slowly, and a seed comes to run down the fruit growing after flower a ripe purpose.
Common name: Specularia perfoliata, scientific name:Specularia perfoliata, origin: North America, environment: grasslands, roadside, plant height: 20-30 cm, stem: upright, leaves sessile, stem, leaf shape: round, leaf: shallow serrations, annual grass, flower color: purple, flowering period: may, flower diameter: 1.5-2 cm, 5 petaled flower petal-type: single
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Campanulaceae
Genus
Specularia
Species
S. perfoliata
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
High cup
Leaf type
Round/Circle
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Violet
Season
May
Height
20  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
1.5  ~ 2