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Mouse-ear hawkweed

Mouse-ear hawkweed

Mouse-ear hawkweed (Hieracium pilosella) is an invasive, introduced daisy that is widespread in New Zealand's tussock grasslands. It produces creeping stems and flat rosettes of leaves, and in heavily grazed areas it can be the dominant ground cover.

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Hugh Wilson, 'Alpine plants - Alpine invaders', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Hugh Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007