Cirsium nipponicum

Cirsium nipponicum

  • Cirsium nipponicum
  • Cirsium nipponicum
  • Flower name
    Cirsium nipponicum
  • Scientific name
    Cirsium nipponicum
  • AliasCirsium nipponicum, 南部薊
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October

What is Cirsium nipponicum

Cirsium nipponicum is a perennial plant of the thistle family Asteraceae and is native to Japan. This plant grows wild in the mountains and fields of the southern part of Iwate Prefecture. When flowers are in bloom, there are no root leaves, but elliptically lanceolate stems and leaves. It produces small purple head flowers on the stem tip. The genus name 'Cirsium' is derived from the Greek word 'kirsos'.

Scientific name : Cirsium nipponicum, Taxonomy : Phytoplankton, True dicotyledonous thistle, Asteraceae, Thistle species, Place of origin : Japan, Grass height: 100-200 cm, Life type : Perennial, Environment : wild, Inflorescence: Head flower, Flower color: purple, pink, Flower diameter: 2-3 cm, Flowering period : August - October.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Cirsium
  • Species
    C. nipponicum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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