Spring seven herbs

Haruno nanakusa

  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Spring seven herbs
  • Flower name
    Spring seven herbs
  • Scientific name
    Haruno nanakusa
  • Alias春の七草, Spring seven herbs
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringRice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August
  • Language of flowersInnocence

What is Spring seven herbs

Spring seven herbs , Haruno Nanakusa refers to the seven kinds of flowers representing spring.

Gnaphalium affine (Gogyo or Hahakogusa),
Japanese radish (Suzushiro or Daikon),
Turnip (Kabu, Suzuna or turnip),
Japanese parsley(Seri),
Stellaria media (Hakobe) ,
Capsella bursa-pastoris (Nazuna),
Tabirako (Tabirako, or old hotokenoza.

Every January 7, we wish to have a disease-free healthy one year for us Japanese people to eat "seven gruel's porridge of spring" combined with these seven grasses with white rice.

Category name: Plantae angiosperm eudicots

Special feature Spring seven herbs


  • Order
    Apiales
  • Family
    Apiaceae
  • Genus
    Oenanthe
  • Species
    O. javanica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typemarshiness perennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.2 cm

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