Cherry Blossom (Sakura)
These family crests (In Japanese, KAMON) are called 'Sakura-Mon' in JAPAN.

Butterfly-shaped
shadowed Cherry
blossom

Crab-shaped
cherry blossom
EdoMonshoshu
Crab-shaped
cherry blossom
Monten
Crab-shaped
cherry blossom
Mon-no izumi
Butterfly-shaped
cherry blossom
Butterfly-shaped
cherry blossom

Cherry blossom
in a circle
Wild cherry blossom Five equal parts
cherry blossom
Cherry blossom
under
crescent moon
Nine stars-style
cherry blossoms


The cherry is a deciduous shrub or tree of the rose family.
People enjoyed the elegant appearance of these trees and modeled crests after their beautiful blossoms.
The SAKURA clan and the YOSHINO clan adopted sakura kamon because of the association with their family names.


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