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Leptinella atrata subsp. luteola

Last Modified: 19-1-2019 20:34

Leptinella atrata subsp. luteola
Leptinella atrata subsp. luteola

Leptinella atrata subsp. luteola is a New Zealand endemic alpine daisy found in a restricted range from eastern Marlborough to North Canterbury. Typically found on scree slopes with flowering from late spring to mid summer, L. atrata currently has a conservation status of At Risk.

The distinct reddish-brown leaves form rosettes up to about 5cm across, with the small flowers in the centre of the rosettes.

These examples were observed on the Black Birch Range.

Location: Latitude: -41.750454 Longitude: 173.781998"

Image Date: 15/12/2018

Photographer: Christopher Cookson

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