Flower Database

Leontopodium miyabeanum

Basic information
Flower Name
Leontopodium miyabeanum
Formal Name
Leontopodium miyabeanum
Alias
大平薄雪草, Leontopodium miyabeanum
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Cold hardiness of years grass
Comment
Leontopodium miyabeanum or Ohhira-usuyukisou (scientific name:Leontopodium miyabeanum) is an endemic species of Mt. Ohira and Yubari mountaina in Hokkaido , and is a cold-resistant perennial plant of the genus Leontopodium. From the subterranean stem, put out the rosette leaves and flower stems upright. It looked like a white flower with bracts, and it was named after thin white snow that white fluff is dense in all the grass. White pigment is thinner than Sesame Oyasumi (Western thin snow grass), so-called Edelweiss. The head flower is only a yellow tubular flower.
Common name: Leontopodium miyabeanum, scientific name:Leontopodium miyabeanum, aka: Ohhira-usuyukisou, origin: Yubari mountains and Kirigishi mountains in Hokkaido only, distribution: Hokkaido, life types: subalpine perennial, plant height: 10-30 cm, leaf arrangement: alternate, leaf shape: needle-shaped, leaf margin: entire sex different, flowers: umbellate inflorescences, Corolla: head Flower, corolla color: yellow, head diameter:0.5 cm, stem leaf number: 15-30 , Flowering period: August, flower color (In fact, bracts leaf color): white.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Leontopodium
Species
L. miyabeanum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Hokkaido
Color
Yellow, White
Season
Aug
Height
10  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5