Flower NameHaksan boufu
Formal NamePeucedanum multivittatum
Alias白山防風, Peucedanum multivittatum
Morphalpine evergreen perennial herb
Haksan boufu or Peucedanum multivittatum (scientific name: Peucedanum multivittatum) is an evergreen perennial herb in the family Apiaceae native to Japan. It grows wild in alpine meadows from Hokkaido to north of the Chubu region. The stems are medium-stemmed and erect. The leaves are 1-2 times pinnate compound leaves with broadly ovate lobes and rough serrations on the leaf margins. In summer, it produces many small white flowers on a spreading inflorescence.
Common name: Haksan boufu Scientific name: Peucedanum multivittatum, aka: eucedanum multivittatum, Place of origin: Japan, habitat distribution: Hokkaido to north of central Japan, environment: alpine meadows, habitat type: evergreen perennial herb, Stem: Hollow and erect, Leaf shape: 1 or 2 times pinnate compound leaf, lobes: broadly ovate, leaf margins: rough serrated, Leaf margin: rough serrate; flower color: white; flower diameter: 0.2-0.3 cm; flowering season: July-September; inflorescence form: double-scattered inflorescence.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Leaf typeBipinnate-Compound Leaf
SeasonJul Aug Sep
Height30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter0.2 ~ 0.3