Hakeke, or the holly-leaved tree daisy (Olearia ilicifolia), is widely distributed throughout the subalpine shrublands and forests. Its leaves are harsh to the touch and sharply toothed. It produces bunches of musky scented daisy flowers in summer. The petals are white, and the central disc flowers are yellow.
Using this item
Department of Conservation
Photograph by Dick Veitch
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.