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Aster savatieri Makino

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

Aster L. (シオン)
Miyamayomena (ミヤマヨメナ)
Noshungiku (ノシュンギク, 野春菊)
Lifeform: perennial forb, developing creeping rhizomes
Distribution: Japan (south to Honshu)
Habitat: shady forests on hills and mountains
Flower: in spring (most Aster species flower in autumn)
Use: gardening → cultivars

Gymnaster savatieri (Makino) Kitam.

var. pygmaeus Makino (シンジュギク, 春寿菊)
Distribution: serpentine zones on Mount Asamagadake (Mie Prefecture) and on mountains Kochi Prefecture

Gymnaster savatieri (Makino) Kitam. ssp. pygmaeus (Makino) Kitam.
Gymnaster savatieri (Makino) Kitam. var. pygmaeus (Makino) Kitam.


Aster savatieri in Hokkaido

Miyakowasure (ミヤコワスレ)

Aster1 Aster2
[1/2] the most popular cultivar taken in a large garden store, Sapporo, on November 4 2017.