Tabirako

Lapsana apogonoides

  • Tabirako
  • Tabirako
  • Flower name
    Tabirako
  • Scientific name
    Lapsana apogonoides
  • Alias田平子, コオニタビラコ, 小鬼田平子
  • Place of originJapan, Taiwan, Korea, China
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonApril

What is Tabirako

Tabirako, scientific name:Lapsana apogonodes, is 2 year's wild grass of the Lapsana genus the Asteraceae department native to Taiwan, Korea, China and Japan. In spring, blooms small yellow flowers on the roadside. It is one of the seven spring flowers.

Generic name: Tabirako, scientific name:Lapsana apogonoides , Habitat: Honshu-Shikoku and Kyushu, path, grass : 10 cm heigh, leaf: pinnately compound leaves, and reaching the top, rounded, leaves hair: nothing, flower: pale yellow, flower diameter:0.5-0.6 cm, flowering: April.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Lapsana
  • Species
    L. apogonoides
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Corymbose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life type2 year's wild grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.6 cm

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