- Flower nameMiyama kurosuge
- Scientific nameCarex flavocuspis
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringHigh mountain
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Miyama kurosuge
Carex flavocuspis or Miyama kurosuge (scientific name: Carex flavocuspis) is an alpine perennial herb in the family Cyperaceae, native to Japan. It grows naturally in grasslands and sandy gravels in alpine areas from Hokkaido to north of the central part of this species. The grass is 10-20 cm tall and has thin, linear leaves that grow in alternate clusters. In summer, it produces compound spikes consisting of three to five small spikes.
Common name: Carex flavocuspis, Scientific name: Carex flavocuspis, Place of origin: Japan, Habitat: Hokkaido to north of the central part of the species, Living environment: Alpine grassland and gravel, Type of life: alpine perennial, Plant: dioecious, Plant length: 10-20 cm 〜Inflorescence: alternate, inflorescence shape: double-eared inflorescence (small ear with 3 to 5 flowers), color of flower ear: blackish purple, color of flower: white, flowering season: July-August.