Sendai Akiu Visitor Center is a gateway to the rich natural, meeting place of the beautiful landscapes with peaks and valleys.

Nature in Futakuchi

Odorikoso / Nettle (Lamiaceae Lamium

They were named Odorikoso (dancing girl plant) as they look like a little dancer wearing a hat. It thrives in shady areas of mountains and roadsides. Growing to 30 - 50 cm tall. The flowers are gradually white, yellow and purple from the base to the top of the petals. Petal are close to each other and shaped like lips.

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