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Endangered Species Ogura Kohone

Ogura kohone is a perennial from the water lily family which can be seen at ”Asoike Pond” in Ikenoyama Camp Ground of “Hoshino Furusato Park.” Ogura kohone is designated as a prefectural natural treasure, and also published in the Red Data Book of the Ministry of the Environment. The stem comes out from the surface of the water and from that, pretty yellow flowers bloom. Since long ago, ”Asoike Pond” has been the object of belief for prayers for rain. There is also a legend saying that an evil dragon was turned into kohone.

Peak is from August to September
(May~September)

Address 834-0201 (Asoike Pond) Hoshino mura, Yame City
Contact Tel:0943-52-2082 
Ikenoyama Camp Ground
Parking Yes (about 200 spaces)
Access 20 minute walk from Ikenoyama Mae bus stop on the Horikawa Bus
Area Chikugo Area
Genre Other Flowers (Flowers and Plants)
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