Story: Alpine plants

Alpine vegetation, Tin Range

Alpine vegetation, Tin Range

Snow tussocks, shrubs and mountain daisies grow cheek by jowl on the Tin Range, Stewart Island. Mountain daisies (Celmisia species), seen flowering here, are common in alpine grasslands.

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Hugh Wilson, 'Alpine plants - Alpine grasslands and wetlands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Hugh Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007