Hananigana

Ixeris dentata var. amplifolia

  • Hananigana
  • Hananigana
  • Flower name
    Hananigana
  • Scientific name
    Ixeris dentata var. amplifolia
  • Alias花苦菜, Hananigana, Ixeris dentata , オオバナニガナ
  • Place of originJapan, Korea, China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Hananigana

Hananigana (scientific name: Ixeris dentata var. Albiflora f. Amplifolia) is a perennial wild grass of the Asteraceae, native to Japan, the Korean Peninsula and China. Blooming on the mountain road. Leaves hold stems. The ligulate flower is yellow and has about 10 sticky flowers.

Common name: Hananaga, Scientific name: Ixeris dentata var. Albiflora f. Amplifolia, Habitat distribution: Japan from Hokkaido to Kyushu, Environment: Roadside from low mountain to high mountain, Living type: Perennial, Plant height: 40-70 cm, Stem: Branch at the top, Stem and leaves: Stalk, petiole: None, Flowering period: 5 Moon to July, flower color: yellow, head flower: about 10 tongue-shaped flowers, flower diameter: 2 cm.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Ixeris
  • Species
    I. dentata var. amplifolia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type perennial wild grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height40.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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