(First upload on September 25 2008. Last on May 19 2013) [ 日本語 | English ]

Salix sachalinensis Fr. Schmidt

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

Salix L. (ヤナギ)
Nagabayanagi (ナガバヤナギ, 長葉柳), Japanese fantail willow
Also called: Onoeyanagi (オノエヤナギ, 尾上柳), Karafutoyanagi (カラフトヤナギ, 樺太柳), and Yabuyanagi (ヤブヤナギ, 藪柳)
Lifeform: large, deciduous tree
Distribution: Japan (Shikoku, Honshu and Hokkaido) - Kuril
Habit: pioneer sun tree after disturbances in Hokkaido

→ flora on: Mount Koma, Flora on Mount Usu

Seed dispersal: wind
Flower: before the leaf flush

Salix udensis Trautv. et C. A. Mey
Salix opaca Andersson ex Seemen
Salix siuzevii Seemen

Salix sachalinensis in Hokkaido


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willow3 willow4
[1-3] on Mount Usu. This species is the most common willow tree on Mount Usu and Mount Koma. [1] a shrub tree. [2] An annual shoot. In the crater basin on September 19, 2008. [3] backside of a leaf. On the fool of Mount Usu on August 24 2011. [4] at the location of the former Keiteki Dormitory in Hokkaido University Campus on May 10 2013