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June: Mizubasho (skunk cabbage) in Tsugaike natural park (Nagano)

Tsugaike natural park is surrounded by North Japan Alps. It has one of the best swamps of Japan. It is in the National Mountain Park of Chube. It has many beautiful flowers, birds, animals, and nature. Mizubasho (skunk cabbage) blooms in middle of June until July when the mountain snows begin to melt. It is the sign of late spring in the swamp.