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Triglochin palustris L.

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

⇒ Engler's syllabus (エングラー体系)

Juncaginaceae (シバナ科)

Four or five genera in the world, and one genus in Japan
Habitat: salt marsh
Lilaea Bonpl.
Maundia F. Muell.
Tetroncium Willd.
Triglochin L. (シバナ)
T. asiatica (Kitag.) A. et D. Love (シバナ)
T. maritima L. (マルミノシバナ), HOK-AK
T. palustris L. (ホソバノシバナ), HOK-AK
Cycnogeton Endl., if established

Triglochin palustris in Alaska

Hosobanoshibana (ホソバノシバナ, 細葉ノ塩場菜), marsh arrow-grass
Lifeform: deciduous perennial grass without stolons
Distribution: throughout northern parts of the Northern Hemisphere (north to the Central Honshu in Japan)

RDB of Japan: VU

Habitat: shores, springs, swamps, damp meadows, ditches → wetlands (湿原)

[1-3] at Mile Post 203 along the way to go Toolik Lake LTER Station on Dalton Highway, interior Alaska, on August 4 2014. LTER = long-term ecological research (長期生態学研究)