Story: Alpine plants

Mountain daisy (2nd of 3)

Mountain daisy

Large mountain daisies are a feature of New Zealand’s alpine grasslands. There are nearly 50 species of mountain daisy (Celmisia) growing in alpine habitats in New Zealand. They all have white ray flowers surrounding a central disc of tiny yellow flowers.

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

Story by Hugh Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007