Leontopodium discolor

Leontopodium discolor

  • Leontopodium discolor
  • Leontopodium discolor
  • Leontopodium discolor
  • Leontopodium discolor
  • Flower name
    Leontopodium discolor
  • Scientific name
    Leontopodium discolor
  • Aliasエゾウスユキソウ, 礼文薄雪草, 蝦夷薄雪草, Leontopodium discolor, Rebun-usuyukisou
  • Place of originAlpine of the Rebun Island, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Place of floweringHokkaido
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Leontopodium discolor

Leontopodium discolor( scientific name: Leontopodium discolor) is an alpine perennia of the leontopodium genus of the Asteraceae department endemic to Hokkaido. It takes out stalk upright with the rosette leaves from the rhizomes. It choses a bract to look like a flower, and white cotton wool crowded to all grass for light snow. The capitula is only yellow pipe-formed flower. The center is maleness, and the outskirts are.

Cmmon name: Leontopodium discolor , scientific name: Leontopodium discolor, aka: Rebun-usuyukisou, Ezo-usuyukisou ,origin: Rebun Island, Hokkaido, grass : 15-30 cm high, bract leaf colour: white , number of leaves: 10 to 20 , alternate leaf ,leaf : the needle-shaped, flowering: from mid-June to mid-August, flowers: yellow tubular.


  • Order
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Leontopodium
  • Species
    L. discolor
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeAlpine years grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height15.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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