Paeonia japonica

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Paeonia japonica
Paeonia japonica flower.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Paeoniaceae
Genus: Paeonia
Species: P. japonica
Binomial name
Paeonia japonica

Paeonia japonica is a plant native of the islands of northern Japan. The flowers are always white. It grows in mountainous conditions in forests of deciduous trees. This species is similar to Paoenia obovata, but smaller. [1]


  1. ^ Peonies: The Imperial Flower by Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall ISBN 0-297-82424-4