(First upload on April 17 2004. Last on September 30 2022) [ 日本語 | English ]

Sorbus alnifolia ( Zucc.) C. Koch.

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

Sorbus L. (ナナカマド)

Azukinashi (アズキナシ, 小豆梨), Korean mountain ash
Life form: deciduous tree
Distribution: China - Korea - Japan

I have nerver seen S. alnifolia-dominated forest.

Habitat: forests

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

Seed dispersal: animal

Aria alnifolia (Siebold et Zucc.) Decne.
Micromeles alnifolia (Siebold et Zucc.) Koehne

var. lobulata (Koidz.) Rehder (フギレアズキナシ), not in Hokkaido
var. submollies Rehder (オクシモアズキナシ)


Sorbus alnifolia in Hokkaido

Sorbus1 Sorbus2 Sorbus3
Sorbus4 Sorbus5
[1] on a small hill in the Sapporo City Nature Education Park on September 19 2016. [2] at Tomakomai Experimental Forest, HU, on June 10 2008. [3] an annual shoot near Horonai Rivere in TOEF on August 23 2012. [4/5] in West Tomioka Park (富丘西公園) on May 21 2022.