Jeju Gotjawal

Cirsium japonicum var. maackii (Maxim.) Matsum(엉겅퀴)

by on Sep.03, 2011, under Uncategorized

Features: It lives in sunny place. Its height is about 50~100cm and the leaf is 15~30cm in length and 6~15 in width. It has sharp and narrow leaf and has sawtooth on tne leaf. The flower’s diameter is 3~5cm and its corolla is purple or red. Its fruit matures from September to December. Especially, the tiny fur  is 1.6~1.9cm in lengt. Its young plant is edible and the leaf, branch and root has medical funtion.

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