Ayamegusa

Man’yō Name Ayamegusa
菖蒲・菖蒲草・昌蒲・蒲草・安夜女具佐・安夜賣具佐(あやめぐさ)
Modern Name
  1. Shōbu 菖蒲(ショウブ)
  2. Sekishō 石菖(セキショウ)
  3. Kakitsubata 燕子花・杜若(カキツバタ)
English Names
  1. Sweet flag; sweet sedge; calamus
  2. Slender [Japanese] sweet flag
  3. Japanese iris; rabbit-ear iris; kakitsubata
Scientific Name
  1. F. Acoraceae; Acorus calamus
  2. F. Acoraceae; Acorus gramineus
  3. F. Iridaceae; Iris laevigata
Distribution  Water edges in Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu
Appearance
Seasonal Association
Ayamegusa

Poems (12)

MYS III: 423
MYS VIII: 1490
MYS X: 1955
MYS XVIII: 4035
MYS XVIII: 4089
MYS XVIII: 4101
MYS XVIII: 4102
MYS XVIII: 4116
MYS XIX: 4166
MYS XIX: 4175
MYS XIX: 4177
MYS XIX: 4180

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