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Bladder Fern Cystopteris tasmanica

Observer

chrismorse

Date

February 24, 2016

Description

Fits C.tasmanica, except it is densely glandular hairy -somewhat like Pleurosorus.
In limestone crevice in Lake Lyndon area.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

February 11, 2016

Description

Growing in Coprosma atropurpurea dominated turf in small kettlehole tarn.

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Witch's Hat Hygrocybe conica

Observer

chrismorse

Date

February 11, 2016

Description

Growing in longish turf around margin of kettle hole tarn.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

Fungi growing in wet mud near edge of kettle hole tarn.

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Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

chrismorse

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

Growing amongst Juncus effusus around margin of reasonably wet kettle hole tarn.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

Four small (~15mm diameter) puffballs growing in dense turf on kettle hole tarn.

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Jointed Rush Juncus articulatus

Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Reasonably common in muddier areas of Kettle hole tarn.

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Complex Thalloid Liverworts Class Marchantiopsida

Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Tiny liverwort with forked thallus 1-2mm long, forming cryptic mats on mud in deeper areas of recently dried Kettle hole tarn.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Common, rhizomatous Carex through all but deeper areas of Kettle hole tarn. May be difficult to confirm from photo.

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Pincushion Grass Agrostis muscosa

Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Occasional small clumps in & around edges of Kettle hole tarn.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Galium perpusillum in Kettle hole tarn, frequently infected with rust fungi Puccinia punctata. No rust fungi observed on any other plant species.

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Dwarf Bedstraw Galium perpusillum

Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Common through most of Kettle hole tarn, form dense mat in some zones. Most quite glabrous, but some around tarn margins with hairy leaf tips.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Common in Kettle hole tarn from resonably deeper, muddier areas to turfs around margin.

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Miniature Brass-Buttons Genus Leptinella

Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Forming dense turf around Kettle hole tarn margin. Also scattered plants on in deepr, muddier areas.

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Mudmat Glossostigma diandrum

Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Reasonably common, growing in muddier areas of recently dried Kettle hole tarn.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Reasonably common in Kettle hole tarn.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Common in all but deeper areas of recently dried Kettle hole tarn.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Common. Growing in mud of recently dried Kettle hole tarn.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

January 12, 2016

Description

Growing in deeper area of recently dried Kettle hole tarn. Leaves mainly in pairs & entire, but think it is M.propinquim rather than M.pedunculatum.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

December 16, 2014

Description

Growing on small area of exposed bedrock, amongst grassland & native shrub.

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Northern Common Robber Fly Neoitamus melanopogon

Observer

chrismorse

Date

November 13, 2014 01:36 PM NZDT

Description

Common Robber Fly carrying around his packed fly (spp?) lunch. On weedy, low shrub & herb, gravel riverbed.

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Karearea Falco novaeseelandiae

Observer

chrismorse

Date

December 7, 2014 09:30 AM NZDT

Description

In Mountain Beech forest on Mt Richardson Track.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

December 2, 2014

Description

Growing on large Rata trunk in Podocarp/Broadleaf forest. Two populations seen.

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New Zealand Bindweed Calystegia tuguriorum

Observer

chrismorse

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

Common vine growing through Coprosma propinqua dominated, dry shrubland at Birdlings Flat. Flowers popular with Copper Butterflies.

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Hairless Leptinella Leptinella dioica

Observer

chrismorse

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

Growing in association with Eryngium vesiculosum & Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae, forming reasonable dense mats in places. In damp gravel just behind beach at Lake Forsyth which will be occasionally inundated.

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Celery-leaved Buttercup Ranunculus sceleratus

Observer

chrismorse

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

Growing in association with Selliera radicans, Plantago coronopus & Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae. In damp gravel just behind beach at Lake Forsyth which will be occasionally inundated.
It was the only plant seen & I think a native. It tends to be regularly browsed by Canada Geese & Swans that congregate there.

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New Zealand Grassplant Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae

Observer

chrismorse

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

Growing in association with Eryngium vesiculosum. In damp gravel just behind beach at Lake Forsyth which will be occasionally inundated.

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Observer

chrismorse

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

Tiny leaved, mat-forming herb, growing in association with Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae, Leptinella dioica & Plantago coronopus. In damp gravel just behind beach at Lake Forsyth which will be occasionally inundated. I'm guessing it is C.sinclarii.

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Milfoils Genus Myriophyllum

Observer

chrismorse

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

2 small clumps growing in association with Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae, Leptinella dioica & Eryngium vesiculosumin. In damp gravel just behind beach at Lake Forsyth which will be occasionally inundated. I assume it is M.triphyllum (appears to have 3 lvs/whorl), but it was fairly small & compact & above waterline.

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Sea Holly Eryngium vesiculosum

Observer

chrismorse

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

Common in suitable habitat in low lying, damp gravel margin on Lake Forsyth, Birdings Flat. Just starting to flower.

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