"Komochi-mimi-koumori" (Cacalia auriculata var. bulbifera) belongs to Asteraceae (the Aster family). It is a perennial herb that is native to Hokkaido in Japan. This herb grows in forest edges in mountains and subalpine zone, and up to a height of 60-120 cm. The leaves are reniform, 3-4 alternate, and with long petioles. The white flower heads bloom on the panicles on the shoot apex from July to September. The flower head consists of 5 to 6 tubular flowers, and the tip of the corolla splits into five lobes. It is similar to "Mimi-komori" (Cacalia auriculata var. kamtschatica), but it is characterized by having propagules on the axils.