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Sedum bulbiferum Makino

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

Sedum L. (マンネングサ)
Komochimannengusa (コモチマンネングサ, 子持万年草)

komochi expresses aerial tuber

Lifeform: succulent, biennial forb
Distribution: China - Korea - Japan (south to southern Tohoku District)
Habitat: roadsides, grasslands
Aerial tuber: only this species in Sedum

→ remarkable vegetative reproduction → often treated as weed


Sedum bulbiferum in Japan

Sedum1 Sedum2 Sedum3
[1-3] at the imperial gardens in the former lawn Shiba detached palace, Tokyo, on May 29 2015.