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Maianthemum dilatatum (Alph. Wood) A. Nelson et J.F. Macbride

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

Maianthemum F. H. Wigg. (マイヅルソウ)
Maizurusou (マイヅルソウ, 舞鶴草), false lily of the valley
Lifeform: stoloniferous, deciduous, perennial forb ≈ 8-25 cm high
Distribution: Asia (Far East - Japan) - western North America
Habitat: moist to wet and shady forests, common in needle-leaved forests

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)

Leaf/stem: hairless
Seed dispersal: animal
Chromosome number: 2n = 36 or 54

Maianthemum kamtschaticum (J. F. Gmel. ex Cham.) Nakai
Maianthemum bifolium (L.) F. W. Schmidt ssp. kamtschaticum (J. F. Gmel. ex Cham.) A. E. Murray


Maianthemum dilatatum in Hokkaido

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[1] on the southern foot of Mount Usu on May 2 2016. [2] at the western slope of Mount Yotei (羊蹄山), central Hokkaido, on June 28 2014. [3] in the Uryu Experimental Forest of Hokkaido University, northern Hokkaido, where a field training was conducted, on June 26 2018. [4] on the top in Tehsio Experimental Forest, HU, on September 14 2010. [5] at Otokoyama Nature Park, Asahikawa, on May 5 2012. It was drizzle. [6] in a backyard of the ruins of Shimamatsu Station (島松駅逓所) on May 3 2016. [7] along a forest road in Shimokawa Town, northern Hokkaido, on May 23 2017. [8] near the Fukiage Spa entrance of Mount Tokachi (十勝岳), central Hokkaido, on June 27 2017. [9] on a tussock in the post-mined peatland of Sarobetsu mire, northern Hokkaido, on May 27 2017. [10] in West Tomioka Park (富丘西公園) on May 21 2022. Records: near Toyoha Mine, Sapporo on June 14 1988; at the entrance of Shinsen Bog in Niseko on June 24 2007.