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Celmisia bellidioides (Green cushion mountain daisy)

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Celmisia
Species: C. bellidioides
Binomial name: Celmisia bellidioides
Common Name: Green cushion mountain daisy

Celmisia bellidioides is a native creeping much-branched mat-forming herb. Endemic to the South Island: from Nelson and Marlborough to Southland. Its habitat is in wet rocky and gravelly places in gorges and along streamsides, often near waterfalls in montane to subalpine areas. It develops a white/green flower from November – February. Fruiting occurs December – March.

For more detail visit:   http://nzpcn.org.nz/flora_details.asp?ID=1612

Photographed at Otira Wilton Bush Reserve. 

Flowering early November
    


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