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Calendula officinalis L.

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

Calendula L. (キンセンカ)
Toukinsenka (トウキンセンカ, 唐金盞花), pot marigold
Lifeform: short-lived perennial forb (treated as annual for gardening)
Distribution: probably native to the Mediterranean region (precise origin unknown)
Habitat: escaped from gardening (in Japan)
Use: gardening
var. subspathulata Miq. (キンセンカ, s.s.)
Cultivars: many

Calendula officinalis in Japan

Arctium1 Arctium2 Arctium3
Arctium4 Arctium5
[1-5] beside a house in N11/W2, North Ward, Sapporo, on October 22 2019.