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Oval Sedge Carex leporina

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 07:47 AM NZDT

Description

This small patch just outside the hut was all I saw of this.

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Large Mountain Daisy Celmisia semicordata

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 08:29 AM NZDT

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chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 08:29 AM NZDT

Description

No sinus, leaves glaucous below.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 08:46 AM NZDT

Description

The anthers look darkish in some flowers and some with double heads. I think the stigma is bilobed.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 08:49 AM NZDT

Description

Capitula 2 mm diameter, lateral. Achenes hairy.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 08:51 AM NZDT

Description

This is common here.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 08:54 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 08:58 AM NZDT

Description

Note the long pedicels and striped petals.

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chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:22 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:24 AM NZDT

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What

Pygmy Pine Lepidothamnus laxifolius

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:27 AM NZDT

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What

Wire Rush Empodisma minus

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:27 AM NZDT

Description

A major species on the Matiri plateaus.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:30 AM NZDT

Description

Very common here and often very small.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:36 AM NZDT

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What

Fierce Speargrass Aciphylla ferox

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:41 AM NZDT

Description

I can't see the red/range midribs clearly but not sure what else this common species could be. The narrow drooping heads were characteristic on the many plants.

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What

Rosy Sundew Drosera spatulata

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:49 AM NZDT

Description

The stipules were only about 3 mm long, at most, and a solitary flower on one plant.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:51 AM NZDT

Description

Growing through Centrolepis ciliata.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:53 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:55 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:55 AM NZDT

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What

Pincushion Grass Agrostis muscosa

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 09:55 AM NZDT

Description

Didn't recognise this as a grass when I first saw it. Very soft blue-green cushions on open ground near tarn. Leaves have a large ligule for their size.

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What

Mountain Carrot Gingidia montana

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:12 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:15 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:15 AM NZDT

Description

Distinctive glaucous colour and leaf shape.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:20 AM NZDT

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What

Bog Pine Halocarpus bidwillii

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:25 AM NZDT

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What

Common Tussock Butterfly Argyrophenga antipodum

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:35 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:37 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:45 AM NZDT

Description

up to 8 capitula/head, capitula ca. 1 mm wide.

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What

Mountain Snowberry Gaultheria depressa var. novae-zealandiae

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 10:53 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 11:21 AM NZDT

Description

There is a green seed capsule in the closer photo.

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What

Korikori Ranunculus insignis

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 11:23 AM NZDT

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What

Bronze Piri-Piri-Bur Acaena anserinifolia

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 11:24 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 11:25 AM NZDT

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What

Pāhautea Libocedrus bidwillii

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 11:44 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 11:51 AM NZDT

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What

Mountain Neinei Dracophyllum traversii

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 11:53 AM NZDT

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What

Leatherwood Olearia colensoi

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 11:56 AM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 12:05 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 12:06 PM NZDT

Description

The largest flowers I have seen on Forstera. Anthers cream.

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What

Korikori Ranunculus insignis

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 12:07 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 12:36 PM NZDT

Description

Only saw the one plant.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 12:43 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 01:06 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:14 PM NZDT

Description

Not sure which species.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:19 PM NZDT

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What

Self Heal Prunella vulgaris

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:23 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:25 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:25 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:28 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:28 PM NZDT

Description

I am going by the Druce list for the variety.

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What

Weeping Mapou Myrsine divaricata

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:29 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 02:37 PM NZDT

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What

Spaniard Grass Genus Aciphylla

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:00 PM NZDT

Description

Prominent yellow midrib.

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Mouse-eared Hawkweed Pilosella officinarum

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:03 PM NZDT

Description

Seen in several areas here.

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What

New Zealand Cushion Donatia novae-zelandiae

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:06 PM NZDT

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Alpine Clubmoss Lycopodium fastigiatum

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:06 PM NZDT

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Carpet Heath Pentachondra pumila

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:11 PM NZDT

Description

Growing with Donatia.

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What

New Zealand Cushion Donatia novae-zelandiae

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:11 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:12 PM NZDT

Description

Thought it looked a distinctive species but perhaps it is a hybrid?

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What

Southern Comb Fern Schizaea australis

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:13 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:18 PM NZDT

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What

Porcupine Shrub Melicytus alpinus

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:29 PM NZDT

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What

Tutu Genus Coriaria

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:31 PM NZDT

Description

I think this is C. plumosa X C. sarmentosa.

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Orange Hawkweed Pilosella aurantiaca

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:40 PM NZDT

Description

Not a plant that you want to see in this area.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:57 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 03:58 PM NZDT

Description

A difficult genus.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:19 PM NZDT

Description

Leaves sparse and only 3 pinnae.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:21 PM NZDT

Description

The petals are notched.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:28 PM NZDT

Description

Note the long pedicels and striped petals.

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What

Lyall's Speedwell Veronica lyallii

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:41 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:41 PM NZDT

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What

Strap Fern Notogrammitis patagonica

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:49 PM NZDT

Description

Hairs around sori.

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:51 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:52 PM NZDT

Description

Not sure of the species.

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What

Feathery Tutu Coriaria plumosa

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 04:53 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 05:03 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 05:27 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 05:33 PM NZDT

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What

Ox-eye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 05:34 PM NZDT

Description

Thought this looked interesting but decided on this! This area was grazed a long time ago and this has probably spread from that.

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What

Yam Daisy Microseris scapigera

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 05:35 PM NZDT

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chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 05:37 PM NZDT

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Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 05:54 PM NZDT

Description

Spines with retrorse barbs, leaves with no obvious hairs tips.

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What

Koromiko Veronica salicifolia

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 06:17 PM NZDT

Description

Long leaves with sinus.

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What

Silver Beech Lophozonia menziesii

Observer

chrise

Date

February 15, 2019 06:22 PM NZDT

Description

Fruiting