(First upload on August 27 2014. Last on August 16 2019) [ 日本語 | English ]

Angelica ursina (Ruprecht) Maximovicz

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

Angelica L. (シシウド)
Ezonyu, or Ezoniu (エゾニュウ, エゾニウ), bear's angelica
Life form: perennial forb ≈ 3 m high
Distribution: Siberia - northern Japan (central and north Honshu and Hokkaido)

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)
observed many shoots in Horonobe Town (幌延町), northern Hokkaido
never seen it in the campus of Hokkaido University

Habitat: grasslands and sunny forest floors
Chromosome number: 2n = 22 (2x)

Angelica ursina on Mount Usu

[1] at the western slope of Mount Yotei (羊蹄山), central Hokkaido, on June 28 2014. [2] in the crater basin of Mount Usu on August 20 2014 (flora). [3] a huge shoot > 3 m tall on Rusutsu East skislope, central Hokkaido, on August 15 2019.