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Adenophora potaninii Korsh.

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

Adenophora Fischer (ツリガネニンジン)
Yabutsurigane-ninjin (ヤブツリガネニンジン*, 藪釣鐘人参 / アデノフォラ ポタニニー) [tentative translation], bush ladybells
Lifeform: perennial forb
Distribution: central China (controversial due to the taxonomy)
Habitat: escaped from gardening
The morphology is highly variable, and the taxonomy is controversial →
Adenophora potaninii complex

= A. potaninii + A. bockiana + A. wawreana + A. lobophylla + A. biformifolia + A. polydentata + A. wawreana var. lanceifolia (and probably others)


Adenophora potaninii in Hokkaido

Adenophora1 Adenophora2
Adenophora3 Adenophora4
[1-4] along a paved road at N13/W2, East Ward, Sapporo on July 5 2011.