Leontopodium miyabeanum

Leontopodium miyabeanum

  • Leontopodium miyabeanum
  • Leontopodium miyabeanum
  • Flower name
    Leontopodium miyabeanum
  • Scientific name
    Leontopodium miyabeanum
  • Alias大平薄雪草, Leontopodium miyabeanum
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringHokkaido
  • Flowering seasonAugust

What is Leontopodium miyabeanum

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.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Leontopodium
  • Species
    L. miyabeanum
  • 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 typeCold hardiness of years grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 30.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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