(First upload on December 20 2019. Last on September 10 2020) [ 日本語 | English ]

Zinnia elegans Jacq.

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

Zinnia L. (ヒャクニチソウ)
Hyakunichisou (ヒャクニチソウ, 百日草), common zinnia, elegant zinnia or youth-and-age
Life form: perennial forb in the native regions (treated as annual forb for gardening)
Distribution: Mexico
Habitat: escaped in the case of Japan
Use: ornamental and gardening → cultivars

Zinnia violacea Cav.


Zinnia elegans in Hokkaido

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[1] under a street tree in N22/E2, East Ward, Sapporo, on August 28 2019. [2-5] in front of a cafe in N122/W4, North Ward, Sapporo, on August 31 2019. [6] in a flower garden on Lake Hill Farm, Toya, central Hokkaido, on July 10 2019. [7-8] under a street tree in N8/W2, North Ward, Sapporo, on July 29 2020. [10] under a street tree in N22/W2, North Ward, Sapporo, on September 1 2020.