Patotara (Leucopogon fraseri)

Last Modified: 20-2-2019 2:01

Patotara (Leucopogon fraseri)
Patotara (Leucopogon fraseri)

Patotara is a small shrub endemic to New Zealand, in the Ericaceae family found throughout the country from coastal to alpine regions.

Characteristics are a low growing shrub up to 10-15cm with short, prickly leaves and small pinkish white flowers with a hairy surface to the interior of their five lobes.

This example was found in a small patch on the lower end of a spur within the Wither Hills Farm Park, within the QEII covenant area.

Location: Latitude: -41.556728 Longitude: 173.969482"

Image Date: 3/8/2017

Photographer: Christopher Cookson

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