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Calystegia soldanella (shore Convulvulus, nihinihi)

Last Modified: 11-11-2020 13:18

Calystegia soldanella
Calystegia soldanella © Christopher Cookson  License this image

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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