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(First upload on October 26 2009. Last on February 2 2019) [ 日本語 | English ]

Polygonum capitatum Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don






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

Polygonum L. (タデ)
Himetsurusoba (ヒメツルソバ, 姫蔓蕎麦), pink pinheads and pinkhead smartweed
Lifeform: stoloniferous perennial forb
Distribution: Himalayas

→ exotic to Japan (introduced in Meiji Era for using rock garden)

Habitat: escaped from gardens, recently found in the city of Sapporo
Use: for rock garden and groundcover introduced after Meiji Era
Synonyms

Cephalophilon capitatum (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) Tzvelev
Persicaria capitata (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) H. Gross

索引

Polygonum capitatum in Japan


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[1] along a street to go Kanda myoujin Shrine near Ochanomizu station, Tokyo, on December 15 2018. [2] at Rakuju-en Garden, Mishima, on November 18 2009. [3/4] at a small flower garden along a paved raod near the Guest House in Akasaka, Tokyo, on November 14 2014. [5] at a roadside near the Nakasu Street of Kagoshima City, southern Kyushu, on March 21 2015. [6] near a cemetery (Koumyoujoen (光明浄苑), Machida City, Tokyo, on December 10 2017.

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