On floor of willow swamp-forest that is in the process of being restored. Trees being killed- so patchy light rather than a complete closed canopy. Also near young carex secta, geminate and some blechnum fluviatale.
Common ground cover beneath mixed native and exotic riparian forest
Weedy in alluvial gravels of river bed
Looks a bit like a Ranunculus (or even Viola), but I can't find a good match. Occasional patches of this stoloniferous plant in open boggy areas at head of Lake Wahapo, Westland.
Ranunculus sceleratus growing in a roadside ditch.
Common in mud under rushes in dune slack wetlands
Common along streamside bank under mixed native/exotic trees
Ranunculus haastii (Haasts buttercup). Torlesse Range, Porters Pass, Canterbury. © Murray Dawson
planted originally but no doubt spreading in this side garden
Year and month correct by day uncertain