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What

Golden Spaniard (Aciphylla aurea)

Observer

judoudo

Date

January 23, 2024 04:51 PM NZDT
Golden Spaniard - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
matt-walters's ID: Golden Spaniard (Aciphylla aurea)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Feathery Tutu (Coriaria plumosa)

Observer

steviecrow

Date

January 19, 2024 02:37 PM NZDT

Description

Coriaria plumosa growing on a low gradient scree slope

Feathery Tutu - Photo (c) Tim Park, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), uploaded by Tim Park
matt-walters's ID: Feathery Tutu (Coriaria plumosa)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Mountain Five Finger (Pseudopanax colensoi)

Observer

steviecrow

Date

January 24, 2024 04:11 PM NZDT

Description

Whole plant, leaf arrangement (including petiole), flower arrangement.

Mountain Five Finger - Photo (c) John Barkla, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by John Barkla
matt-walters's ID: Mountain Five Finger (Pseudopanax colensoi)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

steviecrow

Date

January 21, 2024 11:59 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in alpine bog off Temple Basin Track

Drosera stenopetala - Photo (c) Pete McGregor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Pete McGregor
matt-walters's ID: Drosera stenopetala, a member of Sundews (Genus Drosera)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Common Tree Daisy (Olearia arborescens)

Observer

steviecrow

Date

January 21, 2024 01:03 PM NZDT
Common Tree Daisy - Photo (c) 107649702289085089529, all rights reserved, uploaded by 107649702289085089529
matt-walters's ID: Common Tree Daisy (Olearia arborescens)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Scree Pea (Montigena novae-zelandiae)

Observer

willtodhunter1

Date

January 2024

Description

1) Leaves and seed pods with 1cm x 1cm scale.
2) Scree pea habitat.
3) Seed pods
4) Pods with scale

Scree Pea - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, all rights reserved, uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
matt-walters's ID: Scree Pea (Montigena novae-zelandiae)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Lyall's Speedwell (Veronica lyallii)

Observer

willtodhunter1

Date

January 21, 2024 11:32 AM NZDT

Description

1) Plant with scale, growing on track edge in subalpine shrubland.
2) Flowers
3) Upper leaf surface
4) Lower leaf surface
5) Flowers side view

Lyall's Speedwell - Photo (c) Phil Bendle, all rights reserved, uploaded by Phil Bendle
matt-walters's ID: Lyall's Speedwell (Veronica lyallii)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

willtodhunter1

Date

January 19, 2024 05:01 PM NZDT

Description

Turf forming, growing in subalpine grassland.
1) With scale
2) Leaf surface and diagnostic purple fruits

Coprosma atropurpurea - Photo (c) Murray NZ, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Murray NZ
matt-walters's ID: Coprosma atropurpurea, a member of Coprosma (Genus Coprosma)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Bog Mountain Daisy (Celmisia glandulosa var. glandulosa)

Observer

willtodhunter1

Date

January 21, 2024 12:02 PM NZDT

Description

1) Cushion bog habitat, with Phyllacne and Donatia.
2) Plant height scale
3) Flower head
4) Flower head side view
5) Rosette
6) Toothed leaves

Bog Mountain Daisy - Photo (c) Sarah Richardson, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Sarah Richardson
matt-walters's ID: Bog Mountain Daisy (Celmisia glandulosa var. glandulosa)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Native Wheatgrass (Anthosachne solandri)

Observer

willtodhunter1

Date

January 19, 2024 12:15 PM NZDT

Description

1) Tussock forming habit
2) Spikelet, with distinctive long and recurved awns. Lower lemma 10mm (without awn) measured on site.
3) glaucous leaf blade.
4) leaf blade scale on 1cm by 1cm grid.
5) Plant with scale.

Native Wheatgrass - Photo (c) Alice Shanks, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Alice Shanks
matt-walters's ID: Native Wheatgrass (Anthosachne solandri)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Turf-mat Daisy (Raoulia subsericea)

Observer

ps18

Date

January 23, 2024 06:07 PM NZDT

Description

Found near Cass field station. Mat forming and spreading habit, surrounded by grass/tussock, and other herbs and shrubs

Turf-mat Daisy - Photo (c) John Barkla, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by John Barkla
matt-walters's ID: Turf-mat Daisy (Raoulia subsericea)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

ps18

Date

January 19, 2024 03:06 PM NZDT

Description

Found on scree at Red hill. Around 10cm across

Lignocarpa carnosula - Photo (c) chrismorse, all rights reserved
matt-walters's ID: Lignocarpa carnosula, a member of Carrot Family (Family Apiaceae)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

ps18

Date

January 2024

Description

Found on scree at Red hill. Plant is 20cm across

Veronica tetrasticha - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, all rights reserved, uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
matt-walters's ID: Veronica tetrasticha, a member of Hebe (Section Hebe)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

ps18

Date

January 22, 2024 02:28 PM NZDT

Description

River bed, open rocky area surrounded by other small herbs distributed sporadically. Plant around 25cm across

Epilobium melanocaulon - Photo (c) chloemasterson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
matt-walters's ID: Epilobium melanocaulon, a member of Willowherbs (Genus Epilobium)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Alpine Crane's Bill (Geranium brevicaule)

Observer

cre81

Date

January 19, 2024 02:15 PM NZDT

Description

Found in subalpine rock outcrops.
Leaves in a rosette, with hairs on leaf surfaces. Polygonal leaf shape.
Colour can range from green to purple.
Herbaceous plant with very short stems, 2.5-15.5cm tall.
Solitary flowers with 5 petals ranging from pink to white.

Alpine Crane's Bill - Photo (c) Mark H, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Mark H
matt-walters's ID: Alpine Crane's Bill (Geranium brevicaule)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

New Zealand Everlastingflower (Anaphalioides bellidioides)

Observer

cre81

Date

January 19, 2024 02:28 PM NZDT

Description

Persistent, papery white involucral bracts.
Herbaceous plant with erect stems around 7-10cm tall.
Can spread up to 60cm across.
Grows in alpine rocky environments.
Obovate leaves with mucronate tip.
White tomentose on leaf underside.

New Zealand Everlastingflower - Photo (c) Duncan Cunningham, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Duncan Cunningham
matt-walters's ID: New Zealand Everlastingflower (Anaphalioides bellidioides)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Golden Spaniard (Aciphylla aurea)

Observer

kaileqian123

Date

January 19, 2024 10:29 AM NZDT

Description

Found in a subalpine shrubland/grassland.

Golden Spaniard - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Melissa Hutchison
matt-walters's ID: Golden Spaniard (Aciphylla aurea)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

kaileqian123

Date

January 22, 2024 01:30 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on riverbed. Species abundant in area. Stems erect with terminal flowers. Seed pods are long and thin.

Epilobium melanocaulon - Photo (c) chloemasterson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
matt-walters's ID: Epilobium melanocaulon, a member of Willowherbs (Genus Epilobium)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

kaileqian123

Date

January 20, 2024 03:43 PM NZDT

Description

Flowers white. Growing in a bog near Cass, NZ.

Drosera arcturi - Photo (c) Steve Reekie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Steve Reekie
matt-walters's ID: Drosera arcturi, a member of Sundews (Genus Drosera)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Purple Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)

Observer

kaileqian123

Date

January 21, 2024 08:23 AM NZDT

Description

Solitary plant, growing in gravel substrate

Purple Foxglove - Photo (c) Marilyn R, all rights reserved, uploaded by Marilyn R
matt-walters's ID: Purple Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
Added on January 30, 2024
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What

Mountain Clubmoss (Austrolycopodium fastigiatum)

Observer

camking

Date

January 19, 2024 10:56 AM NZDT

Description

15cm wide x 5cm tall

Mountain Clubmoss - Photo (c) Isaac Bain, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Isaac Bain
matt-walters's ID: Mountain Clubmoss (Austrolycopodium fastigiatum)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Snow Totara (Podocarpus nivalis)

Observer

camking

Date

January 19, 2024 11:40 AM NZDT

Description

1.2m tall

Snow Totara - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
matt-walters's ID: Snow Totara (Podocarpus nivalis)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

camking

Date

January 19, 2024 02:17 PM NZDT

Description

20 cm tall

Gentianella corymbifera corymbifera - Photo (c) cameronmclean, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
matt-walters's ID: Gentianella corymbifera ssp. corymbifera, a member of Dwarf Gentians (Genus Gentianella)
Added on January 30, 2024
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White Clover (Trifolium repens)

Observer

scott_jarvie

Date

January 24, 2024 02:05 PM NZDT

Description

creamy white flower, creeping on gravel area

White Clover - Photo (c) Gennadiy Okatov, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Gennadiy Okatov
matt-walters's ID: White Clover (Trifolium repens)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

scott_jarvie

Date

January 24, 2024 02:01 PM NZDT

Description

Leaves are 40 - 50 mm long, glossy green oval pointed leaves. No leaf stalk

Coriaria sarmentosa - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
matt-walters's ID: Coriaria sarmentosa, a member of Tutu (Genus Coriaria)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Scarlet Snowberry (Gaultheria crassa)

Observer

hana_h

Date

January 19, 2024 11:16 AM NZDT

Description

Found in montane habitat at Red Hill.

Bell-shaped white flowers in raceme. Dry seed pods.

Scarlet Snowberry - Photo (c) Andy MacDonald, all rights reserved, uploaded by Andy MacDonald
matt-walters's ID: Scarlet Snowberry (Gaultheria crassa)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

hana_h

Date

January 19, 2024 12:51 PM NZDT

Description

Found in a gravel/rocky montane habitat at Red Hill.

Purple-black stems, toothed leaves, tube-shaped 4-petal flowers with elongated ovaries.

Epilobium melanocaulon - Photo (c) chloemasterson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
matt-walters's ID: Epilobium melanocaulon, a member of Willowherbs (Genus Epilobium)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Observer

hana_h

Date

January 19, 2024 01:59 PM NZDT

Description

Found in rocky montane habitat at Red Hill.

Mat-forming habit.
Hairs present on the leaves, red-purple fleshy berries with two seeds in each berry.

Coprosma atropurpurea - Photo (c) Murray NZ, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Murray NZ
matt-walters's ID: Coprosma atropurpurea, a member of Coprosma (Genus Coprosma)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Scree Lobelia (Lobelia roughii)

Observer

hana_h

Date

January 19, 2024 04:08 PM NZDT

Description

Found in a scree area in montane habitat at Red Hill.

Scree Lobelia - Photo (c) Jane Gosden, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Jane Gosden
matt-walters's ID: Scree Lobelia (Lobelia roughii)
Added on January 30, 2024
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Carpet Heath (Pentachondra pumila)

Observer

hana_h

Date

January 21, 2024 10:31 AM NZDT

Description

Found in a montane habitat at Temple Basin Ski Area.

Low growing habit.

Tube-shaped white flowers look star-shaped from the top and petals are very hairy on the topside.

Carpet Heath - Photo (c) neomyrtus, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
matt-walters's ID: Carpet Heath (Pentachondra pumila)
Added on January 30, 2024
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