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Vaccinium japonicum Miq.






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

索引
Subfamily Vaccinoideae (スノキ亜科)
Vaccinium L. (スノキ)

Akushiba (アクシバ, 灰汁柴), mountain blueberry
Lifeform: deciduous shrub ≈ 1 m high
Distribution: Japan (north to Kanto District) - Sakhalin
Habitat: forest edges
Seed dispersal: animal (edible)
Synonyms

Hugeria japonica (Miq.) Nakai
Vaccinium erythrocarpum Michx. subsp. japonicum (Miq.) Van der Kloet

var. ciliare Matsum. ex Komatsu (ケアクシバ): eastern Japan
f. incisum (F.Maek.) T. Yamaz. (ハゴロモアクシバ)

Vaccinium japonicum in Hokkaido


ST1 ST2
[1/2] along a tiny (not-used) trail for looking around small islands in O-numa Park, southern Hokkaido, on July 7 2013.

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