- Flower nameSalix nakamurana
- Scientific nameSalix nakamurana
- Place of originendemic to Japan
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Hokkaido
- Flowering seasonJuly
What is Salix nakamurana
Salix nakamurana or Ezono takaneyanagi (Scientific name: Salix nakamurana) is a deciduous creeping shrub in the willow family Salicaceae, which is endemic to Japan. It grows wild on Rishiri Island in Hokkaido and in the alpine gravels of Mt. Daisetsu. Dioecious. At the time of new leaves, long hairs grow densely on both sides of the plant's leaves.
Scientific name: Salix nakamurana or Salix nakamurana subsp. yezoalpina), also known as: Marubayanagi, Living type: Alpine deciduous creeping shrub, Plant height: 20-50 cm, Leaf shape: Oval to circular, Petiole: Reciprocal, Bracts: Inverted, Inflorescence: Caudal inflorescence, Inflorescence length: 3-5 cm, Flowering period: July, anthers color: red, Note: Japanese Ministry of the Environment Category Endangered IB (EN).