(First upload on October 2 2010. Last on September 29 2011) [ 日本語 | English ]

Primula takedana Tatewaki

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

Primula L. (サクラソウ)
Teshiokozakura (テシオコザクラ, 手塩小桜), Teshio primrose, tentative
Lifeform: deciduous perennial
Distribution: endemic to northern Hokkaido, Japan
Habitat: serpentine zone (蛇紋岩帯)

RDB: II (vulnerable, VU)
Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)

Flower: white, during late May and mid-June

Primula takedana in Hokkaido

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P3 P4
[1] a population on September 14 2010. [2] fruits on a flowering shoot. It was late to see the beautiful flowers. [3] a patch. [4] a flower at the end of season. [2-4] in Teshio Experimental Forest, Hokkaido University on June 15 2011.