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Ruscus aculeatus L.






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

Ruscus L. (ナギイカダ)
Nagiikada (ナギイカダ, 梛筏), butcher's broom, kneeholy, box holly or Jew's myrtle
Lifeform: evergreen, rhizomatous, short shrub
Distribution: originally in the Mediterranean region
Habitat: woodlands and hedgerows, and others
Fruit: red berry → animal (bird) seed dispersal
Use: gardening
Cultivars: Christmas Berry
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Ruscus aculeatus transplanted in Japan


ST1 ST2 ST3
[1] in West Ikebukuro Park, Tokyo, on March 14 2017. [2/3] in a residensial area near Waseda University, Tokyo, on March 17 2017.

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