This woody shrub was observed at a high topographic point of the Otago Peninsula
Reseeded themselves with a vengeance!
remnant floodplain forest; underplanted; died back? drought?
Violaceae /vaɪəˈleɪsiː/ (alternatively Alsodeiaceae J.G.Agardh, Leoniaceae DC. and Retrosepalaceae Dulac) is a family of flowering plants consisting of about 800 species in 21 genera. It takes its name from the genus Viola, the violets and pansies.