Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Agrimonia pilosa
Agrimonia pilosa Rosaceae
Perennial herbs (grow for several years from their same root system) found in wet grasslands and at roadside in mountains. Stems grow upright with hair. 10 to 20 cm flower stems grow from petioles and bloom small white flowers in flower spikes. This resemble gold mizuhiki, the decorative two tone paper cord (normally gold is used), hence the Japanese name Kin-mizuhiki literally meaning golden two tone paper cord decoration. Flowers are 0.7 to 1 cm in diameter with five petals and bloom from the bottom. Leaves are egg-like shape, 3 to 6 cm long. Five or nine leaves create feather of birds and alternate. Have many leaf glands on the back of leaves with toothed margins (edges of leaves are like a teeth of saw). After flowering, bear 3 cm long seeds. Fruits are hook-like bracts with many prickles and carried by sticking itself to animals and clothes.

●Season  Late July to about Late September
●Height  about 50 cm to 1 m
●Place  Trail 3, Ura-Takao, Oku-Takao
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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