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Square

Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 07:23 AM NZDT

Description

Leaves grass-like, peduncles about as long as leaves, 5 sepals.

Photos / Sounds

What

Porcupine Shrub Melicytus alpinus

Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 07:59 AM NZDT

Description

Unusual habitat and different growth habit here on the rocky edges of a small dried up tarn.

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Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 09:41 AM NZDT

Description

Leaves with blunt tips and no stripes.

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Square

Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 09:58 AM NZDT

Description

Leaves swollen and convex on outer surface. Growing on scree.

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Square

What

Cheeseman's Speedwell Veronica cheesemanii ssp. cheesemanii

Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 10:02 AM NZDT

Description

Growing on scree but in a very sheltered site under the edge of a rock. Leaves much larger than normal, up to 6 mm wide.

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Square

Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 10:05 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 10:18 AM NZDT

Description

The leaves are 2-3 mm long, lanceolate, branchlets hairy with visible leaf scars. Cushion tighter than usual for this species.

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Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 10:21 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Needle Leaved Totara Podocarpus acutifolius

Observer

chrise

Date

March 2, 2019 02:56 PM NZDT