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Ghost Plant

I found lots of these weird plants on the side of Kane-yama (Mt Kane) in Munakata today. I couldn’t find them in my plant book so I searched on Internet using the phrase: weird white ghost like plants in the … Continue reading

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Gentian

I don’t normally take many pictures of flowers, but I thought these Gentians were too pretty to miss! Location: Shousuke-mura near Global Arena in Munakata (google map)

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Persimmon Tree

This persimmon tree (kaki) looked so beautiful against the blue sky. Diospyros kaki = Japanese kaki persimmon = kaki Good article about persimmons on Wikipedia

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Field of Sunflowers

I was driving to university this morning and passed by a field of beautiful sunflowers. Very impressive sight! Of course, I couldn’t resist stopping to take a few pictures.

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Wild strawberries

There are so many wild strawberries (no-ichigo) in our local area. It’s always nice to be able to eat them when going for a stroll…

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Woods & Fields

I spent about 4 hours wandering around the small area of woodland about 100 meters from our house. The area has several clearings (sweet chestnut groves), a couple of ponds, and some mikan (orange) groves. Hardly anyone ever goes there … Continue reading

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Camphor tree

This tree is about 800 meters from our home and I recently found out that it is the biggest camphor tree in the Munakata area. It’s nice to have a giant in our neighborhood! Apparently it is around 27m tall, … Continue reading

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