Shirakami sanchi is world heritage in Japan, Aomori Prefecture.

The Flowers of Shirakami-Sanchi

Shirakami-Sanchi is a treasure trove of plants. Beautiful flowers of all kinds bloom even in the heart of Shirakami-Sanchi and soothe the visitors who come here. Below are some of the flowers that bloom from spring to autumn. These flowers can often be seen growing alongside the footpaths. However, please refrain from picking them.


Anemone pseudoaltaica (Aster flower anemone)  Aster flower anemone


Glaucidium palmatum Siebold et Zuccarini (Mt. Shirane hollyhock)Mt. Shirane hollyhock



Hydrangea serrata var. yesoensis (Ezo hydrangea)Ezo hydrangea


Veronicastrum japonicum (kugai-so)kugai-so


Aster microcephalus var. ovatus (wild chrysanthemum)wild chrysanthemum

Saxifraga fortune var. alpine (Daimonji-so)Daimonji-so