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(First upload on October 13 2008. Last on September 15 2018) [ 日本語 | English ]

Veronica tenella All.






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

Veronica L. (クワガタソウ)
V. serpyllifolia L.
Life form: perennial forb
ssp. humifusa (Dicks.) Syme ex Sowerby
= syn. Veronica tenella All.
Tengukuwagata (テングクワガタ, 天狗鍬形), brightblue speedwell
Distribution: Japan (Hokkaido- Honshu), North America
Habitat: (slightly) wet sites (often described as montane and subalpine plant. That is for Honshu)

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Flower: blue
Glandular hair: much on flower stalks and stems
Synonyms:

Veronica lilacina F. Towns.

ssp. serpyllifolia
Kotengukuwagata (コテングクワガタ, 小天狗鍬形), thymeleaf speedwell
Distribution: North Africa - Europe - West Asia (exotic to Japan)
Flower: pale blue
Chromosome number: 2n = 14
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Veronica tenella (V. serpyllifolia ssp. humifusa) in Hokkaido


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[1] on an artificial grassland near Sarobetsu Wetland Visitor Center, northern Hokkaido, on May 28 2017. [2] at a small stream near Tomamu skislope, central Hokkaido, on June 24 2013. [3] in a foerst at the third station on Mount Apoi (アポイ岳), central southern Hokkaido, on June 15 2016. [4] on a trail to Matsuyama Bog, northern Hokkaido, on June 27 2018.

Veronica serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia (コテングクワガタ) in Hokkaido

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[1-4] on a lawn in the Rose Garden on Haboro, northern Hokkaido. [1/2] on May 22 2016. [3/4] on May 27 2017. [5/6] on a grassland in Fujimi Road Station, northern Hokkaido, on August 29 2018. Discarded: on a lawn near a parking lot close to Utonai Lake on June 11 2008; on a lawn near Sarobetsu Wetland Center, northern Hokkaido, on May 22 2016.

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