Flower NameLeontopodium miyabeanum
Formal NameLeontopodium miyabeanum
Alias大平薄雪草, Leontopodium miyabeanum
MorphCold hardiness of years grass
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.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Petal shapecapitate corolla
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Height10 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter0.5 ~ 0.5