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(First upload on October 9 2014. Last on November 10 2018) [ 日本語 | English ]

Phlox paniculata L.






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

Phlox L. (クサキョウチクトウ)
Kusakyouchikutou (クサキョウチクトウ, 草夾竹桃), garden phlox
Oiransou (オイランソウ, 花魁草)
Lifeform: erect, perennial forb
Distribution: northeastern USA, probably introduced to Japan in Meiji Era
Habitat: escaped from gardening
Flower: purple - pink - white → many cultivars (e.g., Blue Ice, Brigadier, Bright Eyes, David, Eventide, Le Mahdi, Mother of Pearl, Mount Fuji, Prince of Orange, Prospero, Starfire, White Admiral, and Windsor) → used for gardening
Leaf: adverse, single
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Phlox paniculata in Hokkaido


cv. David

ST1 ST2 ST3
[1-3] near a paved road near the Muroran Marine Experimental Station of Hokkaido University in the city of Muroran on September 8 2014. The leaves suffer powdery mildew.

cv. Purple

ST1 ST2 ST3

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