Photos / Sounds

What

Honey Locust Gleditsia triacanthos

Observer

chrise

Date

March 25, 2019 05:08 PM NZDT

Description

Seedlings along road edge not far from parent trees which were planted along a drive. Couldn't see any thorns.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chrise

Date

March 25, 2019 05:17 PM NZDT

Description

Saplings along the road edge adjacent to a shelter belt. Parent trees with rough, stringy bark. Seed capsules with wide disc, and often in double umbels, a feature of very few species.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted Medick Medicago arabica

Observer

chrise

Date

March 25, 2019 06:17 PM NZDT

Description

Very distinctive leaf spots.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mahoe Melicytus ramiflorus

Observer

chrise

Date

March 25, 2019 06:36 PM NZDT

Description

Photos taken to show the devastation caused by drought to the mahoe dominant understorey of this lowland totara forest. It is Snowdens Bush near Brightwater. The worst of the drought is now over and in other patches of forest surviving plants are showing remarkable recovery but not here.