Story: Alpine plants

Alpine forget-me-not

Alpine forget-me-not

This attractive little forget-me-not Myosotis suavis lives up to its scientific name – suavis means delightful or pleasing in Latin. It grows in rock crannies above 2,000 metres in the Aoraki/Mt Cook region.

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Hugh Wilson, 'Alpine plants - Highest of all', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 April 2024)

Story by Hugh Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007