Carex maximowiczii

Carex maximowiczii

  • Carex maximowiczii
  • Carex maximowiczii
  • Flower name
    Carex maximowiczii
  • Scientific name
    Carex maximowiczii
  • Aliasタイツリスゲ, Carex maximowiczii
  • Place of origin Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, Rice paddies
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Carex maximowiczii

Carex maximowiczii or goso (Scientific name: maximowiczii) is a perennial plant in the family Cyperaceae, native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and China. It grows wild in the wetlands of Hokkaido and Kyushu. A compound inflorescence with single to multiple flowers in small spikes (apikelet, spicule) units. It bears lovely fruit. There is another genus, Briza maxima(Kobansou), which also has a lovely small ear shaped like a lantern.

Generic name: Carex maximowiczii, Scientific name: Carex maximowiczii, Habitat distribution: Hokkaido - Kyushu, Living environment: wetland, Lifestyle type: Perennial, Plant height: 30-70 cm, Leaf color: Green, Leaf shape: Linear, Inflorescence: Compound spike, Flower color: Brown, Diameter of small female spike: 1 - 1.5 cm, Flowering period: May - June, Fruit: Lantern-shaped, Fruit stage: May - June.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    C. maximowiczii
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Small ears
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height30.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.5 cm

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