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Celmisia similis

Kingdom: Plantae
(Unranked): Angiosperms
(Unranked): Eudicots
(Unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family Compositae
Genus: Celmisia:
Species: C. similis
Binomial name: Celmisia similis

Celmisia similis is endemic to the alpine and sub alpine areas of North-West Nelson, north of the Buller Valley and west of the Motueka Valley and its tributaries.
It is a small slender cushion-forming subshrub with branchlets up to 60 mm long. It has a white petalled daisy like flower with a yellow centre.

For more details visit: http://www.nzpcn.org.nz/flora_details.aspx?ID=1643 

Past flowering.early March.