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Tokyo, a well-known city in Japan, has many distinctive local characteristics, yet not an abundance of native plants. Keep your eyes open when you walk through the streets, gardens, and parks of Tokyo for a closer look of just what’s growing there.

Some plants in Tokyo are listed as weeds or invasive species, like White mulberry and Creeping woodsorrel. Be aware of these plants as you approach, as the seeds may be carried home with you through the soles of your shoes.

There are over 2,131 fruit plants in Tokyo, including Bigleaf hydrangea, China rose, and Crepe myrtle. Although not all fruit varieties are available for human consumption, even ornamental varieties can vastly improve a city’s quality of life and provide a vital source of food for wildlife.

There are countless flowers blooming in Tokyo, decorating every corner of the city.

Spring is the time of growth and renewal of new life. Most of the flowering plants bloom during this season, with Carnation, Japanese cherry, and Japanese camellia being the most common species of flowers in the city this time of year.

In the summer heat, Bigleaf hydrangea, China rose, and Carnation continue to provide a delightful sight for the people of Tokyo under the hot sun. In return, people in Tokyo reward these plants by taking good care of them.

In fall, crops are harvested, and beautiful leaves change color for the last time. Rose of sharon, Tomato, and Common sunflower also have their most notable moments at this time of year. Fall flowers like these provide late-season nectar for pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and even hummingbirds before they begin to migrate or overwinter, while fall-flowering shrubs add a delightful accent to Tokyo.

Chill in the air, winter is coming. But that doesn't mean the end of flower season entirely. There are plenty of flowers like Creeping St. John's wort, Flaming katy, and Johnny jump up that bloom in winter in Tokyo.

In addition, we have found 245 plants that are toxic to humans, such as Golden pothos, Snake plant, and Swiss cheese plant in Tokyo. Toxic plants can harm people through ingestion or exposure. Therefore, you should always be careful when encountering these types of plants.
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Rose of sharon
Rose of sharon
Indian Laurel
Tree of heaven
Toxic Plants
Golden pothos
Golden pothos
Snake plant
Swiss cheese plant
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Common sunflower
Common sunflower
African-lily
Chameleon plant
Environment
White mulberry
White mulberry
Creeping woodsorrel
White clover
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