- Flower nameMiyama goldenrod
- Scientific nameSolidago virgaurea subsp. leiocarpa
- Aliasコガネギク, 深山秋の麒麟草, 黄金菊, Alpine European goldenrod, Miyama akino kirinso
- Place of origin Japan and Northeast Asia
- Place of floweringHigh mountain, Sub-alpine
- Flowering seasonJuly, August, September
What is Miyama goldenrod
Miyama goldenrod (scientific name: Solidago virgaurea subsp. Leiocarpa) is native to Japan and Northeast Asia,
It is an alpine perennial plant of the family Asteraceae.
It grows naturally on subalpine and alpine meadows and gravels in Hokkaido to central Honshu, Japan.
From summer to autumn, the inflorescences are extended and the yellow head flowers of about 1.5 cm in diameter are densely bloomed.
Generic name: Miyama goldenrod, scientific name: Solidago virgaurea subsp. Leiocarpa,
Habitat: Hokkaido to central Honshu, Living environment: Subalpine to alpine gravel, Plant height: 15 to 30 cm,
Root leaves are rosette-like, phyll: alternate, leaf shape: oblong lanceolate, leaf margin: sawtooth,
Symmetrical flower, corolla form: head flower, flower diameter: 1.2-1.5 cm, flowering period: July-September,
flower color: yellow, Flower composition: Tongue flower surrounds tubular flower,
Fruit form: thin, remarks: honey source plant.