Ranunculus royi, growing on open site amongst predominantly exotic pasture vegetation
Something in the Ranunculus royi - foliosus continuum. Note flowers down amongst leaves unlike Ranunculus multiscapus
Common in gully floor fen
Common amongst montane narrow-leaved tussockland
Similar species = R. acraeus and R. pilifera.
Plants looked like they had just passed peak flowering.
The ID to species level used "Auckland's weedy buttercups" by Rhys Gardner, J. Auckland Bot. Soc 70 (1), June 2015.
En bordure d'un champ
Dans un bois feuillu