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(First upload on November 14 2013. Last on August 20 2018) [ 日本語 | English ]

Rubus chamaemorus L.






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

Rubus L. (キイチゴ)
Horomui-ichigo (ホロムイイチゴ, 幌向苺), cloudberry, bakeapple, and others
Lifeform: stoloniferous, perennial herb < 25 cm high
Distribution: widespread in boreal regions in the Northern Hemisphere, including northern Japan (north to Tohoku District)
Habitats: bog and tundra

Indicator species (指標種) of peatland (泥炭地)
⇒ common after wildfire in Alaska (Tsuyuzaki et al. 2013)

Flower: white, dioecious, petals = 4-6
Stem: no spines
Seed dispersal: animal (birds and mammals) → edible plant
Synonyms:

Rubus chamaemorus L. var. pseudocchamaemorus (Tolm.) Vorosch. (discarded)

索引

Rubus chamaemorus in the Northern Hemisphere


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[1/2] under a observational tower at Poker Flat near Fairbanks, Alaska, on August 8 2009. [3] in a post-mined peatland, Sarobetsu mire (サロベツ湿原), northern Hokkaido, Japan, on July 23 2014. [4/5] on a trail to Matsuyama Bog, northern Hokkaido, on June 27 2018.

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