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Japanese Garden Plants
This is where to find details on plants. We don't have a lot of images, but we'll be providing articles and details as we are able. If you have materials to contribute or gaps to fill in, please let us know.

Japanese Name:asagao 
English Name:Morning Glory 
Latin Name:Pharbitis sp. 
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Last Updated:5/12/2000 
Details:One of the 7 herbs of autumn, aki-no-nanakusa. These plants often represent the melancholy of autumn and all appeared in the Manyoshu, an poetry anthology dating from 759. 




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