(First upload on June 24 2016. Last on October 27 2018) [ 日本語 | English ]

Carex miyabei Franch.

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

Carex L. (スゲ)
Section Lasiocarpae

Biro-doasuge (ビロードスゲ, veludo sedge)
Life form: perennial sedge, producing creeping rhizomes
Distribution: endemic to Japan (Kyushu, Honshu and Hokkaido)
Habitat: sandy and moist grasslands, forest edges, etc.
Bract: dense hair
Chromosome number: 2n = 90

Carex fedia Nees var. miyabei (Franch.) T. Koyama
Carex fedia Nees ssp. miyabei (Franch.) T. Koyama

Carex miyabei in Hokkaido

Carex1 Carex2 Carex3
Carex4 Carex5 Carex6
[1/2] along a paved road near the Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, on May 29 2015. [3] near the training hall of Japanese archery, Hokkaido University, on May 30 2016. [4-6] close to AMEDAS weather station in Horokanai Town, northern Hokkaido, on June 25 2018.