(First upload on October 4 2012. Last on September 26 2014) [ 日本語 | English ]

Galium kamtschaticum Steller ex Roem. et Schult.

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

Galium L. (ヤエムグラ)
G. kamtschaticum Steller ex Roem. et Schult.
エゾノヨツバムグラ (s.l.), (蝦夷ノ四葉葎), boreal bedstraw
Lifeform: perennial forb
Distribution: Korea - northern Japan - Kuriles - Kamchatka - northern North America
Habitat: forests, woods, thickets, streamsides, etc.

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

var. acutifolium H. Hara (オオバノヨツバムグラ): leaf = oblong with sharpened top, size > var. kamtschaticum
var. kamtschaticum (エゾノヨツバムグラ), the type: 2n = 22

f. intermedium Takeda (ケナシエゾノヨツバムグラ)

var. minus Sugim. (ヤクシマムグラ), endemic to Yakushima Island

Galium kamtschaticum in Hokkaido

var. acutifolium

[1] at Tomamu skislope on July 19 2012. [2/3] at the western slope of Mount Yotei (羊蹄山), central Hokkaido, on June 28 2014.