Biota of Korea
The wildlife of Korea, a region encompassing North Korea and South Korea, belongs to the Palearctic ecozone. Native or endemic species of the Korean Peninsula include Korean hare, Korean water deer, ...
Lilium distichum
Lilium distichum is a herbaceous plant of the lily family which is native to northeastern China and Korea where it flourishes among shrubs and in forests. It grows from 2–4 ft. (50–12...
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Vaccinium uliginosum
Vaccinium uliginosum (bog bilberry or northern bilberry) is a flowering plant in the genus Vaccinium.
Vaccinium uliginosum is native to cool temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, at low a...
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Osmunda claytoniana
Osmunda claytoniana, the Interrupted Fern, is a fern native to Eastern Asia and eastern North America, in the Eastern United States and Eastern Canada. The specific epithet is named after the English-...
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Trachelospermum jasminoides
Trachelospermum jasminoides is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to eastern and southeastern Asia (Japan, Korea, southern China and Vietnam). Common names include star jas...
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Pittosporum tobira
Pittosporum tobira is a species of flowering plant in the Pittosporum family known by several common names, including Japanese pittosporum, Japanese mock-orange and Japanese cheesewood. It is native t...
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Lagerstroemia indica
Lagerstroemia indica (Crape myrtle, Crepe myrtle) is a species in the genus Lagerstroemia in the family Lythraceae.From China, Korea, Japan and Indian Subcontinent Lagerstroemia indica is an often mul...
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Protected species of South Korea
Under South Korean law, the hunting and capturing of a large number of species of wild animals is prohibited. These include 64 species of mammals, 396 species of birds, 16 species of reptiles, and 10...
Mankyua
Mankyua is a recently discovered plant, a single species in its own genus. It is a fern in the Ophioglossales. Its only species, M. chejuense, grows only on a small Korean island, Cheju Island.While ...
Ulmus × mesocarpa
The natural hybrid elm Ulmus × mesocarpa is a cross of Ulmus macrocarpa with Japanese Elm Ulmus davidiana var. japonica discovered on Seoraksan (Mount Sorak) near the city of Sokcho on the eastern co...
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Celtis jessoensis
Celtis jessoensis, known as the Japanese Hackberry or Jesso Hackberry (from a misreading of "Ezo": Hokkaidō) is a species of hackberry native to Japan and Korea. It is a deciduous tree growing to 20–2...
Mock strawberry
Duchesnea indica (sometimes called Potentilla indica), known commonly as mock strawberry, Gurbir, Indian strawberry or false strawberry, has foliage and an aggregate accessory fruit similar to true st...
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Steller's Sea Eagle
The Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus, Japanese オオワシ (Ōwashi)) is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is an eagle that lives in coastal northeastern Asia and mainly preys on f...
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Diplazium sibiricum
Diplazium sibiricum is a species of fern. It is found in Siberia, across Russia, in Finland, and in northern Asia.
Long-tailed Birch Mouse
The long-tailed birch mouse is a species of jumping mouse found in Northeast Asia. It has been reported from the Ussuri region of Manchuria, Sakhalin Island and Primorsky Krai in Russia, and northern...
Vallisneria americana
Vallisneria americana, commonly called wild celery, water-celery, tape grass, or eelgrass, a plant in the family Hydrocharitaceae, the "tape-grasses". V. americana is a fresh water species that can ...
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Rubus coreanus
Rubus coreanus (syn. Rubus tokkura; also called Korean black raspberry) is a species of raspberry native to Korea, Japan, and China. It produces edible berries that are fermented into bokbunja ju, a K...
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Kobayashi's Bat
Kobayashi's bat (Eptesicus kobayashii) is a species of bat. An adult Kobayashi's bat has a body length of 6.0-6.3 cm, a tail length of 4.6-4.8 cm, and a wing length of 4.5-4.7 cm. The species is foun...
Mesobuthus martensii
Mesobuthus martensii is a species of scorpion in the family Buthidae. Its common names include Chinese scorpion, Manchurian scorpion, Chinese armor-tail scorpion and Chinese golden scorpion. Despite i...
Asian sheepshead wrasse
The Asian sheepshead wrasse, Semicossyphus reticulatus, is a species of wrasse, one of the largest, native to the western Pacific Ocean, where it is only known from Korean Peninsula, China, Japan, and...
Asian sheepshead wrasse - Wikipedia
Nuphar japonica
Nuphar japonica is an aquatic plant species in the genus Nuphar found in Japan and the Korean Peninsula. It is endangered in Russia. The species was not accepted by The Plant List as of November 2013,...
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Asplenium antiquum
Asplenium antiquum is a fern of the group known as bird's-nest ferns. In Japanese it is known by ō-tani-watari and tani-watari.
The fern is native to temperate East Asia, in China, Japan, Korea, ...
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