LNÈqWI®ÌêNÅAw¼Í Stenactis strigosusB
Stenactis strigosus belongs to Asteraceae (Aster family). It is an annual herb
that is native to North America, and was introduced into Japan in Taisho
Era (about 90 years ago). This herb prefers to arid infertile soils and invades
mountains to subalpine zone. The stem is erect and the leaves are spatulate
and entire. The small white to pale purple flowerheads come on the
branched stems from July to October.
2007N0627úBeB(photo by Jon Suehiro)