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Rubus buergeri Miq.

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

Rubus L. (キイチゴ)
Fuyuichigo (フユイチゴ, 冬木苺), winter raspberry * (* tentative)
Lifeform: evergreen, stoloniferous shrub ≈ 30 m high
Distribution: Southern China - Taiwan - Southern Korea - Southern Japan (south to Kanto District)
Habitat: (broad-leaved) forest floor
Seed dispersal: animal → edible plant
Chromosome number: 2n = 42, or 56

Rubus buergeri in Japan


[1/2] on a trail to go Mount Yatsu close to Shizuoka Gokoku Shrine*, Shizuoka Prefecture, on March 5 2013. (*: Shinto shrines designated as places of worship for those who died in the war)