In my quest to study plants and trees, I had a look around Tamaki Shrine. I have found and studied some interesting species. Do you know these plants?
What is now known as Tamaki Shrine used to be a shrine-temple complex until the the early Meiji period when Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples were separated by governmental degree. This is also true for the Kumano Sanzan, the Three … Continue reading
Flowers in Fushiogami in May
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The Green Pheasant
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The Green Pheasant is Japan’s National Bird. I did not know that until now. It is an omnivorous bird, endemic to Japan. The bird featured in these photos is the “resident pheasant’ behind my house. It is a colorful male … Continue reading
A May Day on Koyasan
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