- Flower nameStachys aspera var. hispidula
- Scientific nameStachys aspera var. hispidula
- Alias犬胡麻, Stachys aspera var. hispidula, チョロギダマシ
- Place of originJapan, Korea and China
- Place of flowering
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Stachys aspera var. hispidula
Inugoma (Scientific name: Stachys aspera var. hispidula) is native to Japan, Korea and China and is a perennial plant in the genus Stachys of the family Lamiaceae. In Japan, it grows wild in the wetlands of Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu. The stems are four mausoleums with downward-facing hairs. In summer, it produces several rows of pink, double-lipped flowers on a ring-shaped inflorescence. It is similar to sesame, but it is not edible.
Common name: Inugoma, Scientific name: Stachys aspera var. hispidula, Place of origin: Japan, Korean Peninsula, China, Russia, Habitat distribution: Hokkaido - Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Environment: Wetlands such as the shores of lakes and marshes, etc., Grass height: 40-70 cm, petiole: paired, leaf shape: lanceolate, Leaf length: 3-9 cm, Leaf width: 1-2.5 cm, Flowering season: July to August, Flower crown length: 1.2 - 1.5 cm, Crown shape: 2-labellated, Flower color: Pale crimson with a pale crimson pattern on the lower lip, Number of stamens: 4; stamens: 1; fruit type: branched; fruit length: 0.2 cm.