Flower Database

Miyama goldenrod

Basic information
Flower Name
Miyama goldenrod
Formal Name
Solidago virgaurea subsp. leiocarpa
Alias
深山秋の麒麟草, 黄金菊, Alpine European goldenrod, Miyama akino kirinso
Habitat
Japan and Northeast Asia
Morph
Alpine perennial grass
Comment
Miyama goldenrod (scientific name: Solidago virgaurea subsp. Leiocarpa) is native to Japan and Northeast Asia,
It is an alpine perennial plant of the family Asteraceae.
It grows naturally on subalpine and alpine meadows and gravels in Hokkaido to central Honshu, Japan.
From summer to autumn, the inflorescences are extended and the yellow head flowers of about 1.5 cm in diameter are densely bloomed.
Generic name: Miyama goldenrod, scientific name: Solidago virgaurea subsp. Leiocarpa,
Habitat: Hokkaido to central Honshu, Living environment: Subalpine to alpine gravel, Plant height: 15 to 30 cm,
Root leaves are rosette-like, phyll: alternate, leaf shape: oblong lanceolate, leaf margin: sawtooth,
Symmetrical flower, corolla form: head flower, flower diameter: 1.2-1.5 cm, flowering period: July-September,
flower color: yellow, Flower composition: Tongue flower surrounds tubular flower,
Fruit form: thin, remarks: honey source plant.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Solidago
Species
S. virgaurea subsp. leiocarpa
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Corymb
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Alpine Sub-high mountain
Color
Yellow
Season
Jul Aug Sep
Height
15  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
1.2  ~ 1.5