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What

Thornapple Datura stramonium

Observer

helenmarie

Date

June 16, 2019 04:09 PM NZST

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jacqui-nz

Date

June 16, 2019 03:46 PM NZST

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What

Japanese Spindle Tree Euonymus japonicus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

June 16, 2019 03:30 PM NZST

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What

Tree Spinach Chenopodium giganteum

Observer

jack4

Date

June 13, 2019 10:41 AM NZST

Description

Growing in garden that is landscaped with mainly the very popular Lomandra tanika. Not sure weather this is a nursery contaminant or spread from nearby...

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Maritime Pine Pinus pinaster

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

June 11, 2019 12:00 PM NZST

Description

Mature tree in a native bush reserve.

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What

Climbing Asparagus Asparagus scandens

Date

May 26, 2019 12:46 PM NZST

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Stinking Iris Iris foetidissima

Date

June 10, 2019 04:37 PM NZST

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What

Sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus

Date

June 10, 2019 04:15 PM NZST

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pjd1

Date

June 8, 2019 10:21 AM NZST

Description

Scattered vines growing above Gills Road and access point into Gills Reserve. Growing through masses of Jasminum polyanthum, a few flowers seen - these white. MPI staff present on this visit and they have independently reported this find.

See also: https://inaturalist.nz/observations/26368031 and https://inaturalist.nz/observations/15185681 - seemingly the first record (though unsupported by a voucher)

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14395, UNITEC 10775 (Duplicate: AK, CHR). DNA voucher.

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What

Boneseed Osteospermum moniliferum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

June 4, 2019 01:39 PM NZST

Description

Common.

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What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

June 4, 2019 01:15 PM NZST

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What

Climbing Asparagus Asparagus scandens

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

June 4, 2019 01:13 PM NZST

Description

Unfortunately very common and over 2m deep in places. Some control of the weed has begun in other areas of the peninsula.

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What

Great Barberry Berberis glaucocarpa

Observer

jack4

Date

October 4, 2018 01:57 PM NZDT

Description

Growing within pasture.

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Observer

meurkc

Date

June 4, 2019 12:38 PM NZST

Description

dense vine growth - flowers and fruits on Douglas fir

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What

Durban Crowfoot Dactyloctenium aegyptium

Observer

jack4

Date

June 4, 2019 02:37 PM NZST

Description

More of this species found and destroyed.

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What

Woolly Nightshade Solanum mauritianum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

June 4, 2019 12:13 PM NZST

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Velvet Groundsel Roldana petasitis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

June 3, 2019 03:53 PM NZST

Description

Growing beside a beach in regenerating native bush.

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pjd1

Date

June 4, 2019 12:08 PM NZST

Description

Growing amongst Jasminum polyanthum, Rubus ulmifolius and Ligustrum sinense within damaged indigenous forest. Not one I have seen in New Zealand before.... No inflorescences or fruits seen.

Voucher: P.J. de Lange14393 & D.J. Blanchon, UNITEC 10706 (Duplicate: CHR)

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What

Paperwhite Narcissus papyraceus

Observer

pjd1

Date

June 2, 2019 12:30 PM NZST

Description

A few small patches noted in steep sided gully below road (obviously the result of garden waste being dumped).

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What

Brush Wattle Paraserianthes lophantha

Observer

pjd1

Date

June 2, 2019 12:30 PM NZST

Description

Abundant throughout gumland scrub.

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What

Sydney Green Wattle Acacia decurrens

Observer

pjd1

Date

June 2, 2019 12:30 PM NZST

Description

Single 3 m tall specimen growing in gumland scrub amongst gorse (Ulex europaeus), kahikatoa (Leptospermum aff. scoparium (a)) and Hakea salicifolia.

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What

Willow-leaved Hakea Hakea salicifolia

Observer

pjd1

Date

June 2, 2019 12:30 PM NZST

Description

Abundant tree in gumland scrub and associated regenerating kahikatoa (Leptospermum aff. scoparium (a)) / rawirinui (Kunzea robusta) forest.

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What

Common Polypody Polypodium vulgare

Observer

katemccombs

Date

May 27, 2019 10:47 AM NZST

Description

Rock outcrop, mixed native and exotic grassland.

meurkc Project curator ID

Polypodium vulgare

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What

German Ivy Delairea odorata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

May 30, 2019 11:38 AM NZST

Description

Growing along a grassy access track in native bush.

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What

Saltmarsh Cord Grass Sporobolus alterniflorus

Observer

pjd1

Date

May 24, 2019 01:07 PM NZST

Description

Unfortunately common in estuary / salt marsh and seemingly becoming more so each year. I have never seen flowers / inflorescences on Spartina at Mataia (in over five years of visiting this site).

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What

Bamboos Subfamily Bambusoideae

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

April 13, 2019 01:40 PM NZST

Description

At Greig's Hut by the Branch River. Only one seen at this site.

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What

Common Polypody Polypodium vulgare

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

May 28, 2019 11:42 AM NZST

Description

Way beyond any control measures on the rock outcrops around Purau.

Here it shares a fizure with Heliohebe lavaudiana, the endemic sun hebe of Banks Peninsula.

Who will end up owning the real estate?

jon_sullivan Project curator ID

Polypodium vulgare

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What

Common Pigs Ear Cotyledon orbiculata var. orbiculata

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

May 28, 2019 01:27 PM NZST

Description

Very, very common on the rock outcrops.

Beyond control.

jon_sullivan Project curator ID

Cotyledon orbiculata

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What

Mexican Daisy Erigeron karvinskianus

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

May 28, 2019 10:07 AM NZST

Description

Sole flowering bush on volcanic rock outcrop, with several young plants close by. Removed.

First bush I have seen wild on east side of harbour.

Come on Chch people get it out of your gardens!

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What

Veldt Grass Ehrharta erecta

Observer

sarah_richardson

Date

May 27, 2019 04:17 PM NZST