(First upload on September 6 2014. Last on July 17 2020) [ 日本語 | English ]

Althaea rosea (L.) Cav.

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

Althaea Cav. (タチアオイ)
Tachi-aoi (タチアオイ, 立葵), common hollyhock
Lifeform: tall perennial forb
Origin: imported from southwestern China to Europe before the 15th century, or Althaea setosa × pallida (A. setosa in Tukey, and A. pallida in eastern Europe)

→ developing many cultivars

Habitat: grasslands and roadsides (in Hokkaido)

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


Alcea rosea L.
Althaea chinensis Wall.

Althaea ficifolia Cav.

A rosette on April 7 2015 soon after snow-melt at a roadside of N24/W5, North Ward, Sapporo.

Althaea rosea in Hokkaido

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[1-12] on July 9 2014. [13/14] on August 5 2016. All found in the East and North Ward of Sapporo City. [15] at a roadside in N27/W1, North Ward, Sapporo, on July 7 2020.