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Pleurospermum uralense Hoffmann

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

Subfamily Apiodeae (セリ)
Pleurospermum Hoffm. (オオカサモチ) in Hokkaido
Three species in Eurasia
One species in Japan →
O-kasamochi (オオカサモチ, 大傘持)
Lifeform: biennial or perennial forb
Distribution: northeastern Asia including Japan (Honshu and Hokkaido)
Habitat: grasslands, wetlands, etc.

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

Stem: erect, thick and green
Chromosome number: 2n = 18, or 22 Synonyms:

Pleurospermum austriacum auct. non (L.) Hoffm.
Pleurospermum austriacum (L.) Hoffm. ssp. uralense (Hoffm.) Sommier, often used
Pleurospermum camtschaticum Hoffm.

Pleurospermum uralense in Hokkaido


[1] a shoot. [2] leaves. [3] an inflorescence on the top of shoot. [1-3] along a trail to seee Primula takedana in Teshio Experimental Forest, Hokkaido University, on June 15 2011.