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(First upload on August 28 2013. Last on July 27 2015) [ 日本語 | English ]

Armoracia rusticana P. Gaertn., B. Mey. et Scherb.






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

Armoracia G. Gaertn., B. Mey. et Scherb. (セイヨウワサビ)
Seiyouwasabi (セイヨウワサビ, 西洋山葵), horseradish Wasabidaikon (ワサビダイコン, 山葵大根), Umadaikon (ウマダイコン, 馬大根)
Lifeform: perennial forb < 150 cm high
Distribution: native to East Europe (exotic to Japan, in particular, Hokkaido)
Habitat: arable lands, waste grounds and by-streams, probably escaped from crop fields

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)

Physiology: cold tolerant
Edible plant: whole parts, escpecially, rhizomes
Wasabi (ワサビ, 山葵) in Hokkaido
  • Armoracia rusticana P. Gaertn., B. Mey. et Scherb. (セイヨウワサビ)
  • Cardamine yezoensis Maxim. (エゾワサビ)
  • Cardamine valida (Takeda) Nakai (アイヌワサビ)
  • Eutrema japonicum (Miq.) Koidz., formerly Wasabia japonica (Miq.) Matsum. (ワサビ)
  • Eutrema tenue (Miq.) Makino, formerly Wasabia tenuis (Miq.) Matsum. (ユリワサビ), endemic to Japan
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Armoracia rusticana in Hokkaido


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ST4 ST5
[1/2] at a street garden, N30/E3, East Ward, Sapporo, on Juy 21 2013. [3-5] at the Institute of Boreal Environments, Kushiro, eastern Hokkaido, on June 28 2015.

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