- Flower nameSerratula coronata
- Scientific nameSerratula coronata subsp. insularis
- Place of originJapan and the Korean Peninsula
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths
- Flowering seasonAugust, September, October
What is Serratula coronata
Serratula coronata or tamurasou (scientific name: Serratula coronata subsp. insularis) is a wild perennial herb of the genus Tamurasou in the family Asteraceae, native to Japan and the Korean Peninsula. It grows wild in the fields of Honshu and Shikoku. It is similar to Cirsium japonicum (scientific name:Cirsium japonicum) , but without the thorns. The upright stems grow from summer to autumn.
Common name: Serratula coronata, Scientific name: Serratula coronata subsp. insularis, also known as tamurasou, Height: 30-140 cm, Leaf blade: Alternate, Leaf shape: Pinnately lobed, Flowering season: August - October, Flower inflorescence: calyx, flower diameter: 3-4 cm, flower color: reddish purple, corolla: tubular.