- Flower nameMiyama kuwagata
- Scientific nameVeronica schmidtianum var. senanense
- Alias深山鍬形, Veronica schmidtianum, gypsyweed
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
- Flowering seasonJune, July, August
What is Miyama kuwagata
Miyama kuwagata ( scientific name: Pseudolysimachion schmidtianum var. senanense) is an alpine perennial inf the family Plantaginaceae, endemic to Japan. Its summer flowers are similar to those of the Daisen kuwagata, but the calyx lobes of the Daisen kuwagata are not pointed. Small blue-purple flowers are attached to the inflorescence from the flower stalk. A single long pistil with a four-deeply lobed corolla and two male stamens protruding from each side. The flowers bloom from the bottom to the top.
Common name: Miyama kuwagata, Scientific Name:Pseudolysimachion schmidtianum var. senanense, Place of origin. Indigenous to Japan, Living Environment: Sand and gravel in the alpine zone north of central Japan, Grass height: 15 cm, Rhizomatous leaves, Leaf margin: Pinnately serrated, Leaf Inflorescence: opposite, Leaf length: 2-4 cm, Leaf shape: oblong with a pointed tip, Leaflets: hairless, Flower color: dark purple streaks on a blue-violet background, Corolla: lip-shaped with four lobes up and down, Flowering style: lateral, Flowering season: June to August Moon, diameter: 1 cm, fruit type: capsule.