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Gassan's wild flowers

Gassan no kōzan shokubutsugun



Discover the dozens of flower species endemic to Mt. Gassan. Most of them pop up during the spring season, but some of them appear later than the majority, making Mt. Gassan an exciting mountain to climb in all seasons. Click on the photos in the gallery to see the name of the flowers you can expect to see in Mt. Gassan.

Warning: Mt. Gassan is part of the National Park of Bandai Asahi, and its environment is protected by the Japanese government. It is strictly forbidden to collect or damage plants on-site, spread or plant seeds, cuttings, or anything else belonging to other plants on site. Also, please use the shoe-scrubbing mats at the start of the climb to rub your shoes off any plant residues before climbing Mt. Gassan.