1 Dec 2017

Critter of the Week The Ohau Rock Daisy

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:28 pm on 1 December 2017

The Ohau Rock Daisy, or Pachystegia (which means "thickly covered" - referring to the dense felty hairs covering the leaf undersides and stems) is an endemic genus to New Zealand and is confined to North Canterbury and South Marlborough. It's habitat was badly affected by the Kaikoura quake and efforts are underway to replant the rock daisy on the bedrock bluffs where it thrives.

Ohau Rock Daisy

Ohau Rock Daisy Photo: Shannel Courtney

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