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Amelanchier asiatica (Siebold et Zucc.) Endl. ex Walp.

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

Amelanchier Medik. (ザイフリボク)
Zaifuriboku (ザイフリボク, 采振木), Korean juneberry or Asian serviceberry
Shidezakura (シデザクラ, 四手桜)
Life form: deciduous shrub or short tree
Distribution: China - Korea - Japan (south to Iwate Prefecture)
Habitat: nutrient-poor mountains covered with granite and others
Flower: developed with leaf flushing
Fruit: edible

Amelanchier canadensis Medikus var. asiatica (Siebold et Zuccarini) Koidzumi


Amelanchier canadensis planted in Japan

ST1 ST2 ST3 [1-3] in front of a greenhouse managed by CAST, HU, May 8 2024.