Flower NameSpecularia perfoliata
Formal NameSpecularia perfoliata
Alias桔梗草, common venus' looking-glass
Morphannual naturalized plant grass.
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
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySpike Inflorescence
Petal shapeHigh cup
Height20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter1.5 ~ 2