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Hylotelephium sieboldii (Sweet ex Hook.) H. Ohba

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

Hylotelephium H. Ohba (ムラサキベンケイソウ)
Misebaya (ミセバヤ), Siebold's stonecrop
Tamanoo (タマノオ, 玉緒)
Lifeform: rhizocarpous, perennial forb
Distribution: Japan (exact original distribuiton is unclear due to the population decrease and escape from gardening) - China (a variety reported from Hubei Province)

RDB: EN for the natural populations

Habitat: sunny, rocky fields
Leaf: succulent
Use: gardening (used before Edo Era) → cultivars, e.g., cv. mediovariegatum

Sedum sieboldii Sweet ex Hook.

var. ettyuense (Tomida) H. Ohba (エッチュウミセバヤ)

Hylotelephium sieboldii in Hokkaido

Sedum1 Sedum2 Sedum3
[1-3] in a large garden store, Sapporo, on November 4 2017.