Kōrero: Alpine plants

Alpine forget-me-not

Alpine forget-me-not

This attractive little forget-me-not Myosotis suavis lives up to its scientific name – suavis means delightful or pleasing in Latin. It grows in rock crannies above 2,000 metres in the Mt Cook region.

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Ecological and Environmental Change Research Group, University of Bergen
Photograph by John and Hilary Birks

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Hugh Wilson, 'Alpine plants - Highest of all', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11041/alpine-forget-me-not (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by Hugh Wilson, published 24 Sep 2007