Wahlenbergia pygmaea subsp. pygmaea (North Island harebell)
Species: Wahlenbergia pygmaea subsp. pygmaea
Common name: North Island harebell
Wahlenbergia pygmaea subsp. pygmaea is a small endemic plant of the North Island's main axil alpine ranges and the central Volcanic Plateau. It grows at altitudes of 900 to 1800 metres on herbfields, tussock-grassland, lava fields.
It has large drooping, soft blue, or blue and white flowers on short upright scapes, 40-100 mm tall that rise above green, glossy, glabrous leaves that are arranged in a rosette form at ground level.