Story: Alpine plants



New Zealand eyebright (Euphrasia cuneata) grows from lowland to alpine areas. In summer it produces 2-centimetre-long flowers with the base of the petals fused into a tube. The throat of the flower has a yellow patch, and veins in the petals are streaked purple.

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Hugh Wilson, 'Alpine plants - Survival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Hugh Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007