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Panoramic photo by Taro Tsubomura EXPERT Taken 16:19, 29/04/2012 - Views loading...

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Violet orychophragmus

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Tags: flowers, park

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The flower plant was originally found in China, but today it can be seen in south europa and in Japan.  From March to May, blue flowers can be seen.  Young leaves are edible, and some people get oil from the seed of the plant.  (cited and translated from wikipedia japanese

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This panorama was taken in Tama

This is an overview of Tama

Tama area is the name of the western part of Tokyo Metropolis.  It consists of 26 cities, 3 towns and a village.  A lot of people (about 4 milion) live in a eastern half part of the area.  However, there are many mountains in the western part of Tama area, and there are very little flat land.  Many hiking spots are in the western area, so you can enjoy walking on the trail, camping, and so on.  If you see the beautiful mountain scene, you may not believe this is also in Tokyo.

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