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Perched bog and yellow mistletoe

Canterbury Botanical Society, Torlesse Foothills, 19th April 2015 Saturday’s trip was postponed to Sunday with spectacular results. Saturday was bleak but Sunday……. Starting at an artificial irrigation lake in the foothills of the Torlesse Range we explored the wetland remnant … Continue reading

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Botanical Society Field Day to the Whitecliffs area

A grey and damp day in the hills behind Glentunnel was a welcome break from the hot and dry conditions down on the plains. First stop was a red tussock, (Chionochloa rubra) wetland, recently protected with a QEII Covenant.

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