Friday, November 2, 2012

Iwashajin, a Japanese wildflower

iwashajin
with their little umbrellas
in the fine rain

- iwashajin chiisana kasa sasu konuka-ame
岩沙参 小さな傘さす小糠雨

(Photo by myself at Kinuta park on October 28, 2012)

"Iwashajin" is the Japanese name of a little wildflower of campanulaceous family. It's a plant indigenous to Japan with the scientific name "Adenophora takedae". They have no English name.


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