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Spring These flowers are seen anywhere, at home gardens, in parks, at roads, in farms, in mountains etc. in each season in Japan.
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Flowers in Spring/March - May. (1-3)


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Family at this page:
Araceae, Caesalpiniaceae, Caprifoliaceae, Cupressaceae, Lamiaceae (Labiatae), Papaveraceae, Primulaceae, Punicaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Thymelaeaceae, Violaceae



Corn Poppy "Hina-Geshi":March-May,
Botanical Name/ Family Name : Papaver rhoeas/ Papaveraceae
Language of Flower: Comfort, Consolation
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ヒナゲシ(雛芥子)、グビジンソウ(虞美人草)/ケシ科ケシ属
Hina-Geshi Hina-Geshi Hina-Geshi
 Photo:May 11, 2006(Left, Center, Right).

Iceland Poppy "Aisurando-Popi":March-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Papaver nudicaule/ Papaveraceae
Language of Flower: Wild fancy
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :アイスランド・ポピー/ケシ科ケシ属
Iceland Poppy Iceland Poppy Iceland Poppy
 Photo:May 4, 2006(Left, Center), May 1, 2006(Right).
Iceland Poppy
 Photo:May 16, 2007.

Field Poppy "Nagami-Hinageshi":April-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Papaver dubium/ Papaveraceae
Language of Flower: Wild fancy
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ナガミヒナゲシ(長実雛芥子)/ケシ科ケシ属
Nagami-Hinageshi Nagami-Hinageshi
 Photo:April 30, 2006(Left), April 26, 2006(Right).
Nagami-Hinageshi
 Photo:May 3, 2007.



Murasakikeman "Murasaki-Keman":April-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Corydalis incisa/ Papaveraceae
Language of Flower: -
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ムラサキケマン(紫華鬘)/ケシ科キケマン属
Murasaki-Keman Murasaki-Keman Murasaki-Keman
 Photo:April 3, 2006(Left, Center), April 10, 2007(Right).



Celandine, Greater Calandine "Kusa-no-Ou":May-July,
Botanical Name/ Family : Chelidonium majus var. asiaticum/ Papaveraceae
Language of Flower: Memory
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :クサノオウ(草の黄、瘡の王)/ケシ科クサノオウ属
Kusa-no-Ou Kusa-no-Ou Kusa-no-Ou
 Photo:May 12, 2006(Left, Center), April 18, 2007(Right).



Persian Speedwell, Common Field-Speedwell, Bird's Eye "Ooinu-no-Fuguri":March-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Veronica persica/ Scrophulariaceae
Chinese Name : 波斯婆婆納/ bo1si1po2po0na4
Language of Flower: Trust, Pure, Good Faith
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :オオイヌノフグリ(大犬の陰嚢)/オオバコ科(旧ゴマノハグサ科)クワガタソウ属
Ooinu-no-Fuguri Ooinu-no-Fuguri
 Photo:April 3, 2006(Left, Right).
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Ooinu-no-Fuguri
 Photo:May 4, 2008.


Corn Speedwell "Tachi-Inu-no-Fuguri":April-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Veronica arvensis/ Scrophulariaceae
Language of Flower: Reliance, Secerity of Woman
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :タチイヌノフグリ(立犬の陰嚢)/オオバコ科(旧ゴマノハグサ科)クワガタソウ属
Tachi-Inu-no-Fuguri Tachi-Inu-no-Fuguri Tachi-Inu-no-Fuguri
 Photo:May 4, 2008(Left-Right).
Tachi-Inu-no-Fuguri
 Photo:May 4, 2008.



Canada Toadflax, Blue Toadflax "Matsuba-Unran":April-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Linaria canadensis/ Papaveraceae
Chinese Name : 藍柳穿魚/ lan2liu3chuan1yu2
Language of Flower: Joy, Brilliance
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :マツバウンラン(松葉海蘭)/オオバコ科(旧ゴマノハグサ科)ウンラン属
Matsuba-Unran Matsuba-Unran Matsuba-Unran
 Photo:May 4, 2007(Left-Right).
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Primrose "Sakurasou":March-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Primula sieboldii/ Primulaceae
Language of Flower: Youth, Hope
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :サクラソウ(桜草)/サクラソウ科サクラソウ属
Sakurasou Sakurasou Sakurasou
 Photo:February 28, 2007(Left, Center), March 2, 2007(Right).
Sakurasou Sakurasou
 Photo:February 28, 2007(Left, Right).

Primula Juliana "Purimura-Juriana":December-April,
Botanical Name/ Family : Primula juliana hybrid/ Primulaceae
Language of Flower: Joy and Sadness of Youth
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :プリムラ・ジュリアン/サクラソウ科サクラソウ属
Primula-Juriana Primula-Juriana
 Photo:April 13, 2007(Left, Right).
Primula-Juriana Primula-Juriana
 Photo:April 13, 2007(Left, Right).



Pomegranate "Zakuro":March-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Punica granatum/ Punicaceae
Chines Name : 石榴/ shi2liu2
Language of Flower: Beuty of mellowness, Guard of descendants
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ザクロ(石榴、柘榴)/ザクロ科ザクロ属
Zakuro Zakuro
 Photo:May 29, 2006(Left, Right).
Zakuro Zakuro
 Photo:July 16, 2007(Left, Right).



Cobra Lily Urashima, Cobra Lily "Urashimasou":March-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Arisaema urashima/ Araceae
Language of Flower: Passed Days
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ウラシマソウ(浦島草)/サトイモ科テンナンショウ属
Urashimasou Urashimasou
 Photo:April 6, 2007(Left, Right).
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Urashimasou Urashimasou
 Photo:April 6, 2007(Left, Right).
Urashimasou
 Photo:April 6, 2007.

Snow Rice-Cake Plant, The Jack-in-the-Pulpit "Yukimochisou":April-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Arisaema sikokianum/ Araceae
Language of Flower: Power in the Suffering
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ユキモチソウ(雪餅草)/サトイモ科テンナンショウ属
Yukimochisou Yukimochisou
 Photo:April 26, 2007(Left, Right).

Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Japanese Cobra Lily, Japanese Arisaema "Mamushigusa":April-JUne,
Botanical Name/ Family : Arisaema serratum/ Araceae
Chinese Name : 齒葉東北南星/ chi3ye4dong1bei3nan2xing1,細齒天南星/ xi4chi3tian1nan2xing1
Language of Flower: Magnificence, Magnificent Beuty
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :マムシグサ(蝮草)、カントウマムシグサ(関東蝮草),ムラサキマムシグサ(紫蝮草)/サトイモ科テンナンショウ属
Mamushigusa Mamushigusa Mamushigusa
 Photo:May 9, 2009(Left - Right).
Mamushigusa Mamushigusa Mamushigusa
 Photo:May 9, 2009(Left - Right).
Mamushigusa
 Photo:May 9, 2009.



Calla, Calla Lilly "Kara":April -August,
Botanical Name/ Family : Zantedeschia aethiopica/ Araceae
Chinese Name : 慈茹花/ ci2ru2hua1, 馬蹄蓮/ ma3ti2lian2
Language of Flower: Lovely beaty, Purity, Modesty lke girl
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :カラー、オランダカイウ(阿蘭陀又は和蘭海芋)/サトイモ科オランダカイウ属
Calla Calla
 Photo:April 6, 2007(Left, Right).
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Japanese Star Anise "Shikimi":March-April,
Botanical Name/ Family : Illicium anisatum/ Illiciaceae
Language of Flower: Deadly Poison
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :シキミ(樒)、ハナノキ(花の木)/シキミ科シキミ属(以前はモクレン科に分類された)
Shikimi Shikimi Shikimi
 Photo:March 30, 2008(Left, Center), March 21, 2007(Right).
Shikimi
 Photo:March 30, 2008.



White Deadnettle "Odorikosou":April-June,
Botanical Name : Lamium album var. barbatum/ Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Language of Flower: Joy
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :オドリコソウ(踊子草)/シソ科オドリコソウ属
Odorikosou Odorikosou Odorikosou
 Photo:April 23, 2006(Left, Center, Right).
Odorikosou
 Photo:May 2, 2007.

Henbit Dead-nettle "Hotoke-no-Za":March-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Lamium amplexicaule L./ Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Chinese Name : 宝蓋草/ baoge cao 33 3
Language of Flower: Harmony
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ホトケノザ(仏の座) /シソ科オドリコソウ属
Hotoke-no-Za Hotoke-no-Za
 Photo:March 11, 2006(Left, Right).
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Hotoke-no-Za
 Photo:October 22, 2006.

Purple Deadnettle, Purple Archangel "Hime-Odoriko-Sou":March-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Lamium purpureum/ Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Chinese Name : -
Language of Flower: -
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ヒメオドリコソウ(姫踊子草)/シソ科オドリコソウ属
Hime-Odoriko-Sou Hime-Odoriko-Sou Hime-Odoriko-Sou
 Photo:April 4,2006(Left, Center), March 7,2007(Right).
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Ground Ivy "Kakidoushi":April-May,
Botanical Name : Glechoma hederacea var.grandis/ Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Chinese Name : 金錢薄荷/ jin1qian2bo4he2, 連錢草/ lian2qian2cao3 、活血丹/ huo2xie3dan1、金錢草/ jin1qian2cao3
Language of Flower: Joy
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :カキドウシ(垣通し、疳取草)/シソ科カキドオシ属
Kakidoushi Kakidoushi
 Photo:April 20, 2006(Left, Right).
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Ajuga, Carpet Bugle "Junihitoe":April-May,
Botanical Name : Ajuga nipponensis/ Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Language of Flower: Strong Connection
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ジュウニヒトエ(十二単)/シソ科キランソウ属
Junihitoe Junihitoe Junihitoe
 Photo:April 21, 2007(Left, Center, Right).
Junihitoe
 Photo:April 21, 2007.

Ajuga, Carpet Bugle "Seiyo-Junihitoe":April-May,
Botanical Name : Ajuga reptans L. / Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Language of Flower: Unacceptable Love
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :セイヨウ・ジュウニヒトエ(西洋十二単)、アジュガ、セイヨウキランソウ(西洋金瘡小草)/シソ科キランソウ属
Seiyou-Junihitoe Seiyou-Junihitoe
 Photo:April 26, 2007(Left, Right).
Seiyou-Junihitoe
 Photo:April 26, 2007.



Yama-Tatsunamisou "Yama-Tatsunamisou":May-June,
Botanical Name : Scutellaria pekinensis var. transitra/ Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Language of Flower: -
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ヤマタツナミソウ(山立波草)/シソ科タツナミソウ属
Yama-Tatsunamisou Yama-Tatsunamisou Yama-Tatsunamisou
 Photo:June 6, 2007(Left, Center, Right).



Rosemary "Rouzu-mari, Mannenrou":Spring-Summer,
Botanical Name : Rosmarinus officinalis L./ Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Language of Flower: Memory
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ローズマリー、マンネンロウ(迷迭香)/シソ科ロスマリヌス属
Rosemary Rosemary
 Photo:April 11, 2006(Left, Right).



Chinese Redbud "Hana-Zuo":March-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Cercis chinensis/ Caesalpiniaceae
Language of Flower: Happy Life, Noble, Faithlessness
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ハナズオウ(花蘇芳)/ジャケツイバラ科ハナズオウ属
Hana-Zuou Hana-Zuou Hana-Zuou
 Photo:April 17, 2006(Left, Center), April 21, 2006(Right).
Hana-Zuou Hana-Zuou
 Photo:July 22, 2006(Left, Right).



Paper Bush, Oriental Paperbush "Mitsumata":March-April,
Botanical Name : Edgeworthia chrysantha/ Thymelaeaceae
Language of Flower: Healthfulness
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ミツマタ(三椏、三枝、三又)/ジンチョウゲ科ミツマタ属
Mitsuma Mitsuma Mitsuma
 Photo:February 8, 2007(Left, Center, Right).
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Mitsuma
 Photo:February 13, 2007.
Mitsuma Mitsuma
 Photo:December 21, 2006(Left, Right).



Japanese Honeysuckle "Suikazura, Nindou":May-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Lonicera japonica/ Caprifoliaceae
Language of Flower: Deep bond of love, friendship, self-sacrificing love
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :スイカズラ(吸葛)、ニンドウ(忍冬)/スイカズラ科スイカズラ属
Suikazura, Nindou Suikazura, Nindou
 Photo:May 25, 2005(Left, Right).

Sweetberry Honeysuckle "Yama-Uguisukagura":April-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Lonicera gracilipes Miq. var. glabra Miq/ Caprifoliaceae
Language of Flower: Look at the Future
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ヤマウグイスカグラ(山鶯神楽)/スイカズラ科スイカズラ属
Yama-Uguisukagura Yama-Uguisukagura
 Photo:April 20, 2007(Left, Right).
Yama-Uguisukagura
 Photo:April 20, 2007.



Linden Arrowwood, Linden Viburnum "Gamazumi":May-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Viburnum dilatatum/ Caprifoliaceae
Language of Flower: Combination
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ガマズミ(鎌酸実、莢迷)、ヨソゾメ、ヨツズミ/スイカズラ科ガマズミ属
Gamazumi Gamazumi
 Photo:Tokyo, May 15, 2008(Left, Right).
Gamazumi
 Photo:Tokyo, May 15, 2008.

Doublefile viburnum, Japanese Snowball, Summer Snowflake "Oodemari":April-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum/ Caprifoliaceae
Language of Flower: Keeping Promise, Mind of a Child
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :オオデマリ(大手鞠)、ケマリバナ(毛鞠花)/スイカズラ科ガマズミ属
Ootemari Ootemari
 Photo:May 5, 2006(Left, Right).

Japanese Snowball Bush 'Summer Snowflake', Doublefile viburnum "Yabudemari":May-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum / Caprifoliaceae
Language of Flower:
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ヤブデマリ(藪手鞠)/スイカズラ科ガマズミ属
Yabudemari
 Photo:May 21, 2005.



Japanese Red Elder, Elderberry, Black Elder "Niwatoko":March-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Sambucus sieboldiana/ Caprifoliaceae
Language of Flower: Enthusiasm
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ニワトコ(庭常、接骨木)/スイカズラ科ニワトコ属
Niwatoko Niwatoko
 Photo:April 11, 2006(Left, Right).
Niwatoko
 Photo:April 6, 2007.
Niwatoko
 Photo:May 1, 2007.



- "Hakone-Utsugi":May-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Weigela coraeensis/ Caprifoliaceae
Language of Flower: Fickle
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ハコネウツギ(箱根空木)/スイカズラ科タニウツギ属
Hakone-Utsugi Hakone-Utsugi
 Photo:May 21, 2006(Left, Right).



Japanese Cedar "Sugi":December-April,
Botanical Name/ Family Name : Cryptomeria japonica/ Cupressaceae
Language of Flower:
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :スギ(杉)/スギ科スギ属
Sugi Sugi
 Photo:April 20, 1998(Right), January 5, 2001(Left).
 Cedar causes hay fever in April.
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Japanese Violet "Sumire":March-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Viola mandshurica/ Violaceae
Language of Flower: Faithfulness, Reliability
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :スミレ(菫)/スミレ科スミレ属
Sumire Sumire
 Photo:April 28, 2008(Left, Right).
Sumire Sumire
 Photo:April 28, 2008(Left, Right).

Cyclamen Leaved Violet, Violet "Tachitsubo-Sumire":March-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Viola grypoceras/ Violaceae
Language of Flower: Small Hapiness, Secret Love, Sincerity
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :タチツボスミレ(立坪菫)/スミレ科スミレ属
Tachitsubo-Sumire Tachitsubo-Sumire
 Photo:April 6, 2007(Left, Right).

Violet "Maruba-Sumire":April-May,
Botanical Name/ Family : Viola keiskei/ Violaceae
Language of Flower: Small Hapiness, Secret Love, Sincerity
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :マルバスミレ(円葉菫)/スミレ科スミレ属
Maruba-Sumire Maruba-Sumire
 Photo:April 6, 2007(Left, Right).

Pansy "Sanshoku-Sumire":March-June,
Botanical Name/ Family : Viola x wittrockiana Gams(Viola tricolor)/ Violaceae
Language of Flower: Faithfulness, Reliability
Japanese Name & Family-Genus Name :ビオラ(ヴィオラ)、サンシキスミレ(三色菫)、サンショクスミレ(三色菫)/スミレ科スミレ属
Sumire Sumire


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Note:The flowering season of the flowers and the language of the flowers
are mainly based on "No-no-Hana.Machi-no-Hana"(Koudansha).

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