- Flower nameCrepidiastrum platyphyllum
- Scientific nameCrepidiastrum platyphyllum
- Alias海菜, 海菜
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringOverseas
- Flowering seasonSeptember, October, November
What is Crepidiastrum platyphyllum
Crepidiastrum platyphyllum or commonly called Wadan (scientific name:Crepidiastrum platyphyllum) is a biennial plant of the Asteraceae family native to Japan. On the cliffs of the coast of Honshu, Kanto, Tokai, Izu Islands and rubble, sand, makes bloom yellow flower in autumn. It resembles Crepidiastrum keiskeanum (Azetouna, scientifiC name: C. I resemble keiskeanum). Azetouna is low and wadan is high. The leaves of both are quite different.
Common name: Crepidiastrum platyphyllum, scientific name:Crepidiastrum platyphyllum, aka: Wadan,
Origin: Japan, distribution: Mainland Kanto, Tokai and the Izu Islands, environment: coastal cliffs and rubble, sand,
plant height: 30-60 cm, leaf: rosette-shaped, flowers umbel, rose flower heads, flower color: yellow, flowering: September to November.