Parahebe senex (Old Man Parahebe)
Species: P. senex
Scientific name: Parahebe senex
Synonyms: Parahebe aff. Catarractae, Veronica senex
Common name: Old Man Parahebe, Bearded Speedwell
Parahebe senex is a subshrub up to 350500 mm tall with a restricted endemic range in the western portion of Northwest Nelson. It is known from only a few small populations in scattered sites along lowland rivers and streams.
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Photographed at Otari Wilton Bush Reserve, Wellington June