Just about at the end of the track near the Gondola Station at the bottom.
Just about at the end of the track.
Walking down through the Ben Lomond Forest saw this bit of Holly.
During my run today I briefly stopped in one of the forest restoration patches by the Heathcote River in the Wigram Retention Basin. I photographed all the species of woody seedlings I could find. Holly and elderberry were most common, followed by kowhai.
European Holly has the potential to become a nuisance perhaps - the photo shows a well-established sapling.
Ilex aquifolium (holly, common holly, English holly, European holly, or occasionally Christmas holly), is a species of holly native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia.I. aquifolium is the species familiar in Christmas decoration, and is regarded as the type species of the genus Ilex, which by association is also called "holly". It is a dioecious tree or shrub found, for example, in shady areas of forests of oak and in beech hedges....