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martinsnz

Date

June 15, 2020 02:49 PM NZST

Description

Moss forming small patches in gumland scrub on podozolised sand ridge, central Kaimaumau Motutangi Wetlands. Associated with Kunzea linearis, Leptospermum scoparium agg., Schoenus brevifoliius.

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What

Gold Dust Lichens Genus Chrysothrix

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 30, 2020 01:45 PM NZST

Description

On dead Banksia tree with Dirinaria and Graphidaceae.

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Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 21, 2020 02:28 PM NZST

Description

Flowering specimen in Northland garden. Cultivated, approximately 20 years old. Full sun on gentle north facing slope.

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martinsnz

Date

May 21, 2020 03:17 PM NZST

Description

Large fig tree in paddock. Cultivated, planted approximately 20 years ago.

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martinsnz

Date

May 21, 2020 03:03 PM NZST

Description

Small seedling c. 5 metres from presumed adult (2nd and 3rd photo). Understorey of exotic forest.

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What

Rose-Apple Syzygium jambos

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 21, 2020 03:00 PM NZST

Description

Small seedling under adult tree in Northland garden. Second photo of fruiting adult.

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Vagrant Spiders Genus Uliodon

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 28, 2020 08:54 PM NZST

Description

Rescued from bathroom of arachnophobic neighbours and released in urban garden. Body length c 20 mm, leg span c 70 mm.

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What

New Zealand Freshwater Mussel Echyridella menziesii

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 16, 2020 03:53 PM NZST

Description

Rat eaten remains of shells abundant on banks and in pools of small stream. Stream with riparian zone mostly rank grasses, blackberry and scattered indigenous trees. Stream 1-3 metres wide, mostly slow flowing runs over bedrock interspersed with deeper pools with fine sediments.

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What

Copper Skink Oligosoma aeneum

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 9, 2020 05:05 PM NZST

Description

Found dead on pathway beside house. Approximately 50 metres from southern edge of St Johns Bush.

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What

Piccabeen Palm Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 10, 2020 04:47 PM NZST

Description

Forming dense thickets on edge of forest. Sheltered with moist soils, and high light.

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What

Basidiomycete Fungi Phylum Basidiomycota

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 10, 2020 04:45 PM NZST

Description

Fungi with large fruiting body. Forest edge with abundant woody debris and leaf litter.

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What

Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:49 AM NZST

Description

Scattered small trees to 5 m tall amongst exotic forest and scrub, western bank of Purewa Creek beside railway line. Ripe fruit present.

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What

Ecklon Spurflower Plectranthus ecklonii

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:52 AM NZST

Description

One plant in understorey of tree privet forest, between upper Purewa Creek and railway line below cemetery.

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martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:56 AM NZST

Description

On steep shaded coastal bank, within one metre of spring high tide mark.

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What

Huruhuruwhenua Asplenium oblongifolium

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:49 AM NZST

Description

On steep, shaded, coastal bank under canopy of tree privet. Upper Purewa Creek.

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What

Common Ivy Hedera helix

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:49 AM NZST

Description

Abundant as a ground cover under a canopy of tree privet, Chinese privet, and mapou. Between Purewa Creek and railway line.

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What

Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 11:34 AM NZST

Description

Several plants at foot of coastal bank, just above the high tide line. Ripe fruit present. Upper Purewa Creek.

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What

Panic Veldtgrass Ehrharta erecta

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:51 AM NZST

Description

Epiphytic on lower trunk of mature mangrove tree, upper Purewa Creek.

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What

Giant Umbrella Sedge Cyperus ustulatus

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:58 AM NZST

Description

Several mature plants on low lying bank of Purewa Creek, at the point where a small tributary enters it (the eastern most stream in Purewa Cemetery).

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What

Sea Primrose Samolus repens

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:46 AM NZST

Description

Forming small green mats on upper tidal banks of Purewa Creek. In shade of mangroves and adjacent forest dominated by tree privet.

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Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:47 AM NZST

Description

Lichen forming patches on old mangrove trees, upper Purewa Creek.

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martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:59 AM NZST

Description

On steep bank in understorey of exotic forest dominated by tree privet. Between Purewa Creek and railway line, below Purewa Cemetery.

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What

Black Tree Fern Cyathea medullaris

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 11:15 AM NZST

Description

Single tree c. 4 metres tall in exotic forest dominated by tree privet, between Purewa Creek and railway line.

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What

Black Sheet Lichen Parmotrema reticulatum

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:51 AM NZST

Description

Lichen forming large patches on old mangrove trees, upper Purewa Creek.

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What

Rough Maidenhair Fern Adiantum hispidulum

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 11:02 AM NZST

Description

Understorey of exotic forest, western side of Purewa Creek between the creek and the cemetery.

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What

Button Fern Pellaea rotundifolia

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 11:36 AM NZST

Description

One plant seen on coastal bank adjacent to mangroves. Understorey of exotic forest dominated by Quercus robur and Ligustrum lucidum.

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What

Nikau Palm Rhopalostylis sapida

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 11:42 AM NZST

Description

Several seedlings in understorey of exotic forest, between railway line and Purewa Creek, opposite bank from Kepa Bush Reserve.

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What

Fringe Lichens Genus Heterodermia

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 11:35 AM NZST

Description

On old mangrove tree, upper Purewa Creek.

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What

Webcaps Genus Cortinarius

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 12:02 PM NZST

Description

Cluster of fungi with very large fruiting bodies on edge of water filled hole, secondary indigenous forest, Kepa Bush Reserve.

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What

Glen Murray Tussock Carex flagellifera

Observer

martinsnz

Date

May 3, 2020 10:44 AM NZST

Description

On upper tidal bank, Purewa Creek. Probably only reached by water on very high spring tides coinciding with heavy rain.

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