- Flower nameLigularia dentata
- Scientific nameLigularia dentata
- Place of originJapan, China
- Place of floweringWetlands, Low mountains
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Ligularia dentata
Ligularia dentata (scientific name: Ligularia dentata) is a perennial grass in the family Asteraceae native to Japan and China. It flowers in wetlands in the highlands. The grass is tall and the leaves are round and large, similar to those of the butterbur. It produces about five large yellow head flowers in summer.
Common name: JLigularia dentata, Scientific name: Ligularia dentata, Habitat: Honshu to Shikoku, including Oze Environment: Grasslands such as marshlands and riverbanks, Life style: Perennial grass growing in clusters, Grass height: 100 to 150 cm, Leaf Diameter: 30-40 cm, Leaf shape: heart-shaped or kidney-shaped, Leaf margin: serrated, Flowering season: July-August, Flower color: yellow, Inflorescence shape: about 5 heads in a diffuse inflorescence, Head diameter: 10 cm, Tongue: 10 flowers, Corolla hair color: reddish brown, Corolla color: reddish brown; appearance: wild flower.