Photos / Sounds

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 07:03 AM NZST

Description

This is the population near end of runway with a mixture of both the red to orange to orange green to green specimens present. As noted by Cam Kilgour the red coloured species have a flower scape with multiple flowers up to 14.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sundews Genus Drosera

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 07:03 AM NZST

Description

These ones appear to be somewhere in between with the orange/green coloration.

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What

Pygmy Sundew Drosera pygmaea

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 07:19 AM NZST

Description

More of the red colouration with its first set of flowers forming.

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What

Bermuda Grass Cynodon dactylon

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 09:27 AM NZST

Description

Common on sandy soils.

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Square

What

Knot Grass Paspalum distichum

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 09:28 AM NZST

Description

Common near rock dump.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 09:59 AM NZST

Description

This is the more abundant red coloration. This one noted as having 5 finished flowering scapes which appeared to have had >4 flowers. I will upload better photos once I can get my images off camera.

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Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 10:27 AM NZST

Description

Growing on sandy peaty soils.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sundews Genus Drosera

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 10:33 AM NZST

Description

Growing in more of a depression north of previous observation. Flowers forming. The coloration was heading towards more of a reddy orange.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sundews Genus Drosera

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 10:35 AM NZST

Description

Growing almost side by side with previous observation. These ones more of a orange/green coloration.

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What

European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 11:18 AM NZST

Description

Living in swamp habitat and browsing many species.

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Square

What

Domestic Cat Felis catus

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 11:51 AM NZST

Description

Wild or stray or domestic cat in swamp/dune habitat.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jack4

Date

April 24, 2019 12:14 PM NZST

Description

This specimen was the only one with a open/semi open flower. Right at southern extent of population and on airfield. These ones were under regenerating Manuka up to around head height. Growing on sandy clay material. From aerial still within excavation scar. Details to plants locations provided by Cam Kilgour and @marshy.