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Iris rossii Baker

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

Iris L. (アヤメ)
Ehimeayame (エヒメアヤメ, 愛媛菖蒲), long-tail iris
Lifeform: rhizomatous, perennial forb
Distribution: China - Korea - Japan (south to Chugoku District and Shikoku Island)
Habitat: meadows and grasslands at forest margins (China), in sparse Pinus densiflora forests (Japan)
Flower: 1-2 purple-violet on the top
Chromosome number: 2n = 32 or 34
f. alba Y. N. Lee (シロバナエヒメアヤメ)

Iris rossii in northeastern China

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[1-3] in the campus of Northeast Normal University in Changchun, northeastern China, on June 10 2017.