Kōrero: Alpine plants

Mountain buttercup

Mountain buttercup

Large-flowered buttercups are a feature of alpine grasslands and rock fields. Mountain buttercup or korikori (Ranunculus insignis) is found on North Island mountains south of Mt Hikurangi, and southwards to northern mountain ranges in the South Island.

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Photograph by Carl Walrond

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Hugh Wilson, 'Alpine plants - Alpine rock vegetation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11034/mountain-buttercup (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Hugh Wilson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007