Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park's plant life ranges from warm-temperate regions to cold-temperate regions varieties. You can spot a variety of plants such as the Chinese fan palm and Japanese camellia.

There are reef-building-corals off the Ashizuri Coast that attract colorful subtropical fish such as the neon damselfish and Oriental butterflyfish. Places such as Kashima Island are home to wild animals that include Japanese macaques and Sika deer.


Japanese Camellia

The Japanese camellia (Camellia japonica) grows in mild climates. It produces bright red flowers between January and February, and fruit between September and October. Many are found on Cape Ashizuri.

Japanese camellia

Mitrastemonaceae Yamamotoi

The mitrastemonaceae yamamotoi is a parasitic plant that grows in tropical and subtropical forests in Southeast Asia and Japan. It is related to the Ericales. It often attaches to the roots of the Castanopsis tree.

Mitrastemonaceae yamamotoi


Sika Deer

Sika deer (Cervus nippon) are native to Asia and range over various parts of Japan. These creatures tend to be smaller in the southern parts of the Japanese archipelago. The males have magnificent antlers, and grow a new set each year.

Sika deer

Japanese Macaque

The Japanese macaque is native to this country. It inhabits various parts of Ashizuri-Uwakai National Park.

Japanese macaque

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