Kōrero: Alpine plants

Mountain foxglove (1 o 3)

Mountain foxglove

Mountain foxgloves (Ourisia macrophylla) are common herbs of damp alpine and subalpine sites. They consist of tufts of thick oval leaves. Their 60-centimetre-tall flowering stalks bear whorls of white flowers with yellow throats.

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Photograph by Christina Troup

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Hugh Wilson, 'Alpine plants - Survival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11049/mountain-foxglove (accessed 24 February 2024)

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