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(First upload on May 1 2014. Last on August 14 2018) [ 日本語 | English ]

Chionodoxa luciliae Boiss.






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

Chionodoxa Boiss. (ユキゲユリ)
Yukigeyuri (ユキゲユリ, 雪解百合), glory of the snow
Lifeform: bulbous perennial herb
Distribution: originally in Crete (the Mediterranean) and Asia Minor → exotic to Japan
Habitat: (sub-)alpine in the native regions
Many cultivars, e.g., pink giant, blue giant, gigantea
Synonyms:

Chionodoxa gigantea Whittall, sometimes used
Scilla luciliae (Boiss.) Speta, when not separated

索引

Chionodoxa luciliae in Hokkaido


cv. blue giant

ST1 ST2 ST3
[1-3] probably escaped from a garden near N18W2, North Ward, Sapporo, on May 8 2013.

cv. wedgewood blue

ST4 ST5 ST6
[1-3] probably escaped from a garden at the Toyotomi Hachiman Shrine, Toyotomi Town, northern Hokkaido. [1] on April 22 2017. [2/3] on April 24 2016.

Miscellaneous cultivars

ST1 ST2
[1/2] in a camp site near Kabuto Swamp, Sarobetsu, northern Japan, on May 12 2018.

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