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What

Scarlet Pimpernel Lysimachia arvensis

Observer

jack4

Date

January 14, 2019 08:39 AM NZDT

Description

A local population showing flower variations from white to pale pink. The more common orange colour noted nearby (Anagallis arvensis subsp. arvensis var arvensis) as well as (Anagallis arvensis subsp. arvensis var. caerulea) noted some km away. A couple of single plants of the creamy white/pink were also noted km from this site were it was more common. Specimen collected to determine correct name!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Quaking Grass Briza maxima

Observer

jack4

Date

January 14, 2019 10:53 AM +13

Description

In sand dunes.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bermuda Grass Cynodon dactylon

Observer

jack4

Date

January 14, 2019 01:06 PM +13

Description

Forming large patches and actually doing a great job at binding sand.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jack4

Date

January 14, 2019 01:24 PM +13

Description

Growing in sheltered parts of dunes.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella

Observer

jack4

Date

January 14, 2019 01:31 PM +13

Description

Tentative ID. Was about to chop out Chinese privet then noticed nest.

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What

Long Hair Plume Grass Dichelachne crinita

Observer

jack4

Date

January 14, 2019 01:40 PM +13

Description

Found in dunes.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sand Sedge Carex pumila

Observer

jack4

Date

January 14, 2019 02:10 PM +13

Description

Found around edges of wet seepages in back dunes.