Time flies. Half the year has
already gone, feeling too fast to
me. Anyway, on the second of July, I
was in a valley taking photos of
inhabiting crevices in the rock,
which forms a cliff. They looked
re-thrived, though had been dried up
a week or so ago, as getting
abundant rainfall for days. There
were two different kinds of Sedum
plants at the point close to the
A couple of days later, I found
myself in a wide-open meadow with
plenty of nature at the central part
of Shimane, looking for wildflowers.
In the meant time, I saw and took
pictures of four different kinds of
species, three of them Shimane RDB
lists in it as endangered species.
Of all eight species below, Shimane
RDB designates five as endangered
species. I put an asterisk just
before each of them.