May: border of the seasons
The dogtooth violet (カタクリ), actually a type of lily, is well-known both for its pretty flower and for its root, once a source of high-quality starch called katakuriko. Today, the powder available commercially bearing this name is a refined one made from potato.
men napping on the ridge trail –
The Three Peaks of Mt. Hiruzen (1202 m) (蒜山三座) are dormant/extinct volcanoes located on the Okayama – Tottori prefectural border in Western Honshu.