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(First upload on December 4 2013. Last on January 19 2016) [ 日本語 | English ]

Cimicifuga simplex (DC.) Wormsk. ex Turcz.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Cimicifuga Wernisch. (サラシナショウマ)
Sarashinashouma (サラシナショウマ, 晒菜升麻/更科升麻), bugbane
Lifeform: rhizomatous, perennial forb < 2 m high
Distribution: northern China - Siberia - Korea - Japan
Habitat: grasslands, and deciduous-forest floor
Use: medicine, and vegetable
Fruit: follicle
Chromosome number: 2n = 16
Synonyms:

Actaea simplex (DC.) Wormsk. ex Prantl

var. simplex (サラシナショウマ, s.s.)
var. matsumurae (Nakai) Nakai (ヤマショウマ)
var. yesoensis Nakai (エゾショウマ), long, droopy inflorescences (syn. Cimicifuga yesoensis (Nakai) Kudo)
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Cimicifuga simplex in Japan


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[1] at a 6th trail near the Biwa Falls on Mount Takao (599 m elevation), Tokyo, on October 21 2013 → Mount Takao forest for recreational use (高尾山自然休養林). [2/3] in Tsukiura Forest Park faced to Toya Lake on September 15 2015. [4/5] in Teshio Experimental Forest, HU, northern Hokkaido, on September 14 2010. [6] in the park of Nakatonbetsu Limestone Caves for Communication with Nature (中頓別鍾乳洞自然ふれあい公園), northern Hokkaido, on August 28 2015. Discard: in the Sapporo City Nature Education Park on September 19 2016.

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