Carex pumila

Carex pumila

  • Carex pumila
  • Carex pumila
  • Flower name
    Carex pumila
  • Scientific name
    Carex pumila
  • Alias弘法芝
  • Place of originEast Asia
  • Place of floweringSeashore
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July

What is Carex pumila

Carex pumila is a perennial grass of the department Cyperaceae , of the Carex genus native to East Asia, Hokkaido-Kyushu of Japan. To the structure with sand to reduce the rhizomes Cyperaceaeand clumps of sand beaches are not blown by the wind. Flowers, 1 flower-is a spikelet consisting of numerous flowers (apikelet, spicule) a unit of double spikes (spike compound). In male and female kind, spring and summer, shoot apices male spikelets green axil cylindrical female spikelets. In the summer male spikelets are the color brown. Carex kobomugi has grass-like, but for Carex kobomugi berries are great.

General name Carex pumila (Kobo turf),scientific name:Carex pumila, habitats: Hokkaido-Kyushu, Japan and East Asia The living environment: coastal sand, life type: perennials, plant: 10-20 cm, leaves: linear, leaf color: green, male and female kind, flowers form: spikelets comprising double spikes, flowering: April to July.


  • Eye
    Poales
  • Family
    Cyperaceae
  • Genus
    Carex
  • Species
    C. pumila
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Small ears
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 20.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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