Festuca multinodis (Creeping fescue)
Species: Festuca multinodis
Common name: Creeping fescue
Festuca multinodis is a scrambling, prostrate native grass endemic to the North Island (south-west Kaimanawa Mountains, north-west Ruahine Range, Manawatu Gorge, coastal from Cape Turnagain to Cook Strait); South Island (Marlborough Sounds, Kaikoura Ranges to Waipara, North Canterbury). It grows on rocks cliffs and bluffs from coastal to alpine areas. From November to April the florets containing the seeds are dispersed by wind, water and attachment.
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Photographed at Otari Wilton Bush Reserve, Wellington.