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reinderw

Date

January 2022

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New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

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joepb

Date

December 2021

Description

Showed up in my rock garden!

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alice_shanks

Date

March 12, 2021 11:36 AM +13

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Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus)

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joepb

Date

January 2021

Description

An individual named Manu, we were told.

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reinderw

Date

November 2020

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Lowland Ribbonwood (Plagianthus regius)

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reinderw

Date

November 21, 2019 06:31 PM NZDT

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New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

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shona_t

Date

May 2013

Description

1) with blue spot (right leg)
2) without blue spot (left leg)
".. spots on the femur only gain a blue colour for this defensive stance (Sharell, 1982)."
http://www.canterburynature.org/species/lincoln_essays/nzmantis.php
Within 1 meter of 3 ootheca in Tag 'mantis on plum' May 16. Male dies after mating, female dies after laying eggs?

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alice_shanks

Date

February 16, 2019 01:14 PM NZDT

Description

1m high mound along side of railtrail.

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Longflower Veldtgrass (Ehrharta longiflora)

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jon_sullivan

Date

September 18, 2018 06:19 PM NZST

Description

This is the same patch that @alice_shanks discovered this month at the base of Hackthorne Road. I stopped to get some closer photos. I've not seen this anywhere else in the city, yet, and I'm looking now.

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Lacy Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia)

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jon_sullivan

Date

October 21, 2013 08:37 AM NZDT

Description

One wild plant in flower down our shared driveway.

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American Black Nightshade (Solanum americanum)

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pjd1

Date

May 12, 2018

Description

Common herb in open sites within a kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides) / totara (Podocarpus totara var. totara) forest remnant.

Stamens 0.8-1.0 mm long, fruits immature but all seen with strongly reflexed calyces, calyces narrow, fruits containing stone cells.

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Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum)

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jasonbutt

Date

March 15, 2018 03:15 PM NZDT

Description

A specimen has been accessioned at Allan Herbarium. Record number CHR 646066

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Shields (Genus Pluteus)

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dougalt

Date

March 25, 2017 02:28 PM NZDT

Description

Three stages of development

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Laccarias (Genus Laccaria)

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georgiasteel

Date

March 24, 2017 05:07 PM NZDT

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Witch's Hat (Hygrocybe conica)

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david_lyttle

Date

March 25, 2017 03:13 PM NZDT

Description

Hygrocybe conica, growing in lawn, garden. Note third picture shows moss present under grass.

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Downy Milk Cap (Lactarius pubescens)

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georgiasteel

Date

March 24, 2017 05:12 PM NZDT

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Hairy Parachute (Crinipellis scabella)

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jasonbutt

Date

March 29, 2017 09:42 AM NZDT

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Cutleaf Burnweed (Senecio glomeratus)

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joepb

Date

December 24, 2014 07:20 PM NZDT