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Calystegia soldanella (shore Convulvulus, nihinihi)

Last Modified: 19-2-2019 19:58

Calystegia soldanella
Calystegia soldanella

Convolvulus soldanella (shore convulvulus, nihinihi) is an indigenous perennial flowering plant found throughout New Zealand in sandy soil along shorelines. Flowering is from spring to autumn, with large pink/white flowers.

The roots were used by Māori as a food.

This example was observed at Rarangi beach.

Location: Latitude: -41.393501 Longitude: 174.048065"

Image Date: 27/12/2015

Photographer: Christopher Cookson

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