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Coral Grass Colony Called Red Carpet in Fall foliage -Ubaranai Common Glasswort Colony in Abashiri-

September 14th, 2016

Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony (卯原内のアッケシソウ群生地) is located in the south side of Lake Notoro (能取湖) and is known as the largest coral grass colony in Japan. It was on the verge of extinction in the past, but it is recovered now, so lakeshore is covered with red coral grass in early September. There are a restraunt and a restroom at a site. The coral grass are best viewed from early September to mid September. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.

Ubaranai-enchi
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri
Restroom and Restraunt
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri

The coral grass is an annual plant with 10 cm-20 cm in height and is a rare plant growing wild only in a part of Hokkaido, Okayama prefecture and Kagawa prefecture in Japan. Tourists can see the coral grass in the Lake Notori, Lake Saroma (サロマ湖), Lake Komuke (コムケ湖) in Hokkaido. Because it is very rare plant, harvesting is forbidden in Japan, but Europe people seem to eat it as vegetables. It is usually green, but it turn red in a fall.

Red!
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri
Wooden Path Is Built
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri
Salt Is Necessary to Grow up
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri
Coral Grass Is Like Field Horsetail
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri
Good Red Color
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri
I Look at Parking Lot on Wodden Path
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri
Coral Grass
Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony in Abashiri

Atmosphere of Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Ubaranai Coral Grass Colony

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (200 Cars)
Business hours Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Spring season and winter season
Telephone number +81-152-47-2301
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 525 359 220*42

Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Ubaranai.

Notoronoso Kagariya(能取の荘 かがり屋)
Booking.com

A page of Abashiri is here

Abashiri

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