Horny goatweed

Epimedium grandiflorum

  • Horny goatweed
  • Horny goatweed
  • Horny goatweed
  • Horny goatweed
  • Horny goatweed
  • Horny goatweed
  • Flower name
    Horny goatweed
  • Scientific name
    Epimedium grandiflorum
  • Alias三枝九葉草, horny goatweed, 錨草, barrenwort, bishop's hat, fairy wings, Ikarisou
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringPotted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Horny goatweed

Horny goatweed, scientific name: Epimedium grandiflorum, is a fallen leaves perennial grass of the epimedium genus ,of the berberidaceae departmnt native to Japan. Northeast region southward to the wild in the mountains of Shikoku. Flower name that depends on that was compared to a boat anchor star spur. Leaves are 2-3 out in the biplane, tip is an egg-shaped leaflets. 4 flower stretch flower racemes in spring, the reddish-purple blooms.

Common name: Horny goatweed, scientific name: Epimedium grandiflorum, origin: Japan, Habitat: Tohoku regional southern-Shikoku, living environments: mountains, Aks: barrenwort, bishop's hat, fairy wings, living type: deciduous perennials, plant height: 30-50 cm, leaves: paper, leaf two Trifoliate compound leaves, small leaf shape: oval in to be on edge, Leaf margin: available fine serrated setae, flowers: racemes, flower diameter: 2-3 cm, petals: 4: ranging, flower color: reddish purple, flowering four or five months,: sepals (blooming when fall 4), eight: number of stamens 4 pistil: 1 book, uses: ornamental, herbal medicine


  • Eye
    Ranunculales
  • Family
    Berberidaceae
  • Genus
    Epimedium
  • Species
    E. grandiflorum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    Twice 3 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typefallen leaves perennial grass
  • Flower colorsPurple Pink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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