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Sea Sedge Carex litorosa

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 02:49 PM NZST

Description

Not much to go on in this photo but the consensus was that this is Carex litorosa.

A seed head would have helped.

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Southern Tuatua Paphies donacina

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 10:53 AM NZST

Description

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Wattles Genus Acacia

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 11:20 AM NZST

Description

One large low tree planted in the dunes.

Identification from iNat is Acacia longifolia.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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What

Great Soft-Rush Juncus pallidus

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 10:04 AM NZST

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Knobby Clubrush Ficinia nodosa

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 12:29 PM NZST

Description

Common along lenght of spit.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Harakeke Phormium tenax

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 10:00 AM NZST

Description

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Cutleaf Burnweed Senecio glomeratus

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 09:56 AM NZST

Description

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Tree Lupin Lupinus arboreus

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 02:30 PM NZST

Description

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Onion Orchids Genus Microtis

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 01:35 PM NZST

Description

Under pines.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Coarse Dosinia Dosinia anus

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 10:50 AM NZST

Description

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Goose Barnacles Genus Lepas

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 10:51 AM NZST

Description

On driftwood.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Large Sand Scarab Pericoptus truncatus

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 11:08 AM NZST

Description

One disturbed out of the eroding sand on the seaward edge of marram-covered dunes.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Sand Sedge Carex pumila

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 10:01 AM NZST

Description

Well-trod track creates no-grass habitat for sand sedge at the back of the dunes.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Pampas Grasses Genus Cortaderia

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 02:32 PM NZST

Description

Thank you for the identification.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Ice Plant Carpobrotus edulis

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 02:26 PM NZST

Description

Scattered along the end third of the spit.

Thank you for the identification.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Sun Orchids Genus Thelymitra

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

the past

Description

Thank you for the identification.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 12:53 PM NZST

Description

Thank you for the identification.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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What

Tauhinu Ozothamnus leptophyllus

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 11:56 AM NZST

Description

Thank you for the identification.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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What

Marram Grass Ammophila arenaria

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 11:55 AM NZST

Description

Thank you for the identification.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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What

Red-purple Ragwort Senecio elegans

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 6, 2019 11:47 AM NZST

Description

Common along the marram-covered sand dunes, with a few clumps in flower.

Thank you for the identification.

A Canterbury Botanical Society trip to Brooklands spit.

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What

Wallflower Erysimum cheiri

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 2, 2019 05:12 AM NZST

Description

Wow, wallflower is well established on the eastern side of Godley Head park.

Posted for a friend.

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Licorice Plant Helichrysum petiolare

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

July 2, 2019 05:20 AM NZST

Description

The largest patch of liquorice plant I know of in Canterbury.

Posted for a friend.

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What

Gravel Groundsel Senecio skirrhodon

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

June 27, 2019 11:57 AM NZST

Place

Picton (Google, OSM)

Description

Classic location - gravel beside railway lines.

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What

Smilo-Grass Piptatherum miliaceum

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

June 27, 2019 11:54 AM NZST

Place

Picton (Google, OSM)

Description

Waste gravel land between road and railway.

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What

Marsh Bristlegrass Setaria parviflora

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

June 27, 2019 11:53 AM NZST

Place

Picton (Google, OSM)

Description

Waste gravel between road and railway.

It looks like the S. gracilis on the NZ Grass key. I don't know these grasses so happy to be corrected on species.

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What

Caterpillar Grass Paspalum dilatatum

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

June 27, 2019

Place

Picton (Google, OSM)

Description

Waste gravel land between road and railway.

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What

Common Vervain Verbena officinalis

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

June 21, 2019 05:19 PM NZST

Place

Port Levy (Google, OSM)

Description

No flowers at this time of year.

Scattered within rough, unimproved grassland.

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What

Brittle Bladderfern Cystopteris fragilis

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

June 20, 2019 01:45 PM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Side of shaded, damp stream.

I wonder if this fern is spreading - the third time I have come across it in a year.

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Observer

alice_shanks

Date

June 20, 2019 01:57 PM NZST

Place

Port Levy (Google, OSM)

Description

On side of road growing in grass. Tasted and smelt strongly of mushroom.

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What

Common Pampas Grass Cortaderia selloana

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

June 20, 2019 01:55 PM NZST

Place

Port Levy (Google, OSM)

Description

Several tussock on the true left side of the road.

Hank wants to know where pampas grows on the Peninsula so he can monitor any future spread.

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