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.

Stellaria sessiliflora
Stellaria sessiliflora Caryophyllaceae
They are a perennial plant that thrive in humid shady places such sunny as in the pool of the forests, in the forests, and on the forest roads along the mountain streams (Perennial plant takes several years to grow). Their species have a very large flower among the group of Stellaria media. The white flower blossoms out upwards, thus, they distinguish themselves. One flower is about 1 to 1.5 cm in diameter on the stalk growing from the root of the leaf. They bear 5 flower petals, and each of them is split into 2, which makes them have 10 of flower petals. Sepal attached at the base of the flowers is sharp and a long white trichome grows outside. The leaf is wide egged-shaped like a spade, about 1 to 3.5 cm long, with the back carrying vellus along the leaf veins. The leaf grown from the bottom of the stalk has a long stem. Their characteristic is the stalk has usually 2 lines of trichome, which expands widespread like creeping on the ground.

●Season Late April to about Late June
●Height about 20 to 30 cm
●Place Ura-Takao
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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