Keshiro-yomena

Aster ageratoides var. intermedius

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  • Keshiro-yomena
  • Keshiro-yomena
  • Keshiro-yomena
  • Flower name
    Keshiro-yomena
  • Scientific name
    Aster ageratoides var. intermedius
  • Alias毛白嫁菜
  • Place of originJapan-specific variants
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October, November

What is Keshiro-yomena

Keshiro-yomena or Phellodendron (white brush, hair , scientific name: Aster ageratoides var. Intermedius) is a unique varieties in Japan. It is a variant of the perennial wild grass "Shiro-yomena (white bridegroom)" of the genus Asteraceae. In autumn, white flowers are blooming by extending the scattering inflorescence. The central part of the flower is a yellow tubular flower, and the white tongue-shaped flowers are arranged in a single line around the flower. It has an intermediate nature of White Honeysuckle and Inakagiku, and many short hair on the leaves. Especially, white bride is like white bride. When comparing White Honeydew and Hairy Honeydew, tiger-shaped flowers are slender, saw teeth are gentle, leaf stems have more hair, leaves do not hug their stems.

Common name: Keshiro-yomena, scientific name: Aster ageratoides var. Intermedius, distribution: Honshu Tokai region west - Shikoku, Kyushu, Environment: coastal grassland, forest edge, plant length: 60 to 100 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate shape, leaf margin: all edges, leaf quality: hirsutism, inflorescence: scattered inflorescence, flowering period: August to November, flower color: white, flower size: 1.5 - 2 cm.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Aster
  • Species
    A. ageratoides var. intermedius
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 2.0 cm

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