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