(First upload on November 18 2010. Last on October 27 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Abies sachalinensis (Fr. Schmidt) Masters

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

Abies Mill. (モミ)
Todomatsu (トドマツ, 椴松), Sakhalin fir , sometimes, in Hokkaido, called momi because of no momi (Abies firma)
Life form: evergreen needle-leaved tree
Distribution: Boreal forests Japan (Hokkaido) - Sakhalin - Kuriles - Kamchatka
Habitat: forests

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bark (樹皮): grey
var. sachalinensis (アカトドマツ), the type, developing prominent scale (north to Ishikari and Hidaka District)
var. corticosa Tatewaki (オニハダトドマツ)
var. mayriana Miyabe et Kudo (アオトドマツ)
var. nemorensis Mayr (ネムロトドマツ/エゾシラビソ)

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Abies sachalinensis in Hokkaido


[1/2] along Kabuto Swamp, Sarobetsu, northern Japan, on November 13 2010.

[3] near a transplanted forest of Fraxinus mandshurica in the Experimental Forest of the University of Tokyo, Furano, central Hokkaido, on June 26 2017. [4/5] Seedlings on Tomamu skislope on July 19 2012. The regeneration is generally well on the slopes except a few ones. However, the seed source of A. sachalinensis is transplanted forests around the slopes.