- Flower nameGlehnia
- Scientific nameGlehnia littoralis
- Alias浜防風, Glehnia littoralis, American Silvertop, 八百屋防風
- Place of originJapan, the Korean Peninsula, Kamchatka, Taiwan and China
- Place of floweringSeashore
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Glehnia
Glehnia(scientific name: Glehnia littoralis) is a coastal evergreen perennial wildflower native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula, Kamchatka, Taiwan and China in the genus Glehnia. The stems and flower stalks have white pubescence. The leaves are thick and shiny and are used as a vegetable. From early summer to summer, it grows inflorescences and produces dense clusters of small white flowers similar to those of the parsley. The roots are used as a substitute for windbreaks. The fruit is a sphere with more than 10 segments closely packed together.
Common name: Glehnia littoralis, scientific name: Glehnia littoralis, also known as Glehnia littoralis, American Silvertop, origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, Kamchatka, Taiwan, China, distribution: Hokkaido, small leaves: coastal, life style: coastal Coastal, Type of Life：Coastal evergreen perennial, Plant Height：10-15 cm, Leaf Form：1-2 times 3-veined compound leaf, Leaf Inflorescence： alternate, Leaf blade length：1.5-6 cm, Leaflets：oval-oval, Leaf margin：serrate, Inflorescence：double spicate inflorescence, Inflorescence Diameter：10-15 cm, Flower Color：white, Corolla：five-petaled, Flower Diameter：0.2 cm, Flowering season：May-July, Fruit Length: 0.4-0.6 cm; Uses: Vegetable, medicinal.