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  • Fringed galax((Diapensiaceae)
    It is often found in Baragi Plateau, Kazawa Plateau, and Manza Onsen.
    The leaves are thick and hard, round to oval.
    The Japanese name was given because it grows naturally in rocky areas and its leaves have a mirror-like luster.
  • Dicentra((Poppy family)
    Best time to see:Early July-early August
    The Japanese name comes from the fact that the shape of the flower resembles the face of a horse.
    Dicentra peregrina, also known as the queen of alpine plants, is often found around Manza Onsen and Mt Motoshirane.
  • Skunk cabbage((Araceae)
    Best time to see:Mid-April to mid-May
    A large perennial plant that grows in wetlands.
    The name comes from the fact that the flower, which is about 15 cm in height, resembles Daruma Daishi who made zazen.
  • Rhododendron((Azalea family)
    Best time to see:Mid-May to mid-June
    At "Asama Plateau Rhododendron Garden", Azuma Rhododendron blooms with large pink flowers.
    It grows naturally in the alpine zone, and the 150,000 stocks are a masterpiece.
  • Buckwheat flower((Polygonaceae)
    Best time to see:September
    Buckwheat flowers are particularly beautiful at the beginning of blooming, blooming one after another from the bottom, and eventually begin to bear fruit from the bottom.
    The entire buckwheat field in the Ozasa District looks like a white carpet.
  • Gentiana((Gentianaceae)
    Best time to see:Late September to mid-October
    A perennial plant that grows in the mountains.
    The stem is about 20 to 50 cm in height, and the color of the flower is bluish purple.
    It is a flower that blooms in the fall of the Baragi Plateau, despite the frost.
  • Japanese azalea((Azalea family)
    Best time to see:Mid-June to early July
    Hundreds of thousands of Japanese azaleas cover the Kazawa Plateau like a bright vermilion carpet.
    It is also designated as a national special natural monument.