Botanical Garden of Tohoku University

The Botanical Garden of Tohoku University (東北大学植物園, Tōhoku Daigaku Shokubutsuen, 490,000 m²) is a botanical garden operated by Tohoku University at Kawauchi 12-2, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It is open daily.

Botanical Garden of Tohoku University
東北大学植物園
TypePublic
LocationAoba-ku, Sendai, Japan
Coordinates38°15′21″N 140°51′06″E / 38.2558°N 140.8516°E / 38.2558; 140.8516
Created1958

The garden was established in 1958. It now includes more than 800 species, with a particular focus on willows and alpine plants, as well as collections of Cactaceae and other succulents, Iris, Lilium, Paeonia, Rosa, Syringa, and conifers such as Podocarpus. Specific species include Belamcanda chinensis, Caltha palustris var. nipponica, Carex podogyna, Lysichiton camtschatcense, Menyanthes trifoliata, Myrica gale var. tomentosa, Potamogeton distinctus, and Primula japonica.

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