- A small rosette with narrow, pinnate leaves up to 3 cm long, and white daisy inflorescences up to 1 cm wide, borne on stalks up to 8 cm tall.
Distribution and Habitat
- South Island, Canterbury. Dry grassland and shrubland and montane basins on the northern Canterbury plains and foothills.
- Habitat modification and loss.
- Competition with weeds.
- Survey for new locations.
- Mark known sites.
- Protection of habitat.
- Re-establishment at appropriate open sites within forests.
- Ensure that forest owners in the Volcanic Plateau area are aware of potential habitats and can recognise the species.
- Check existing populations annually.
- Report new locations to DOC, NZPCN.
Further Information and Support
- New Zealand Plant Conservation Network (NZPCN). http://www.nzpcn.org.nz
- Dopson et al. (1999). The conservation requirements of New Zealand’s nationally threatened vascular plants. Threatened Species Occasional Publication 13. Department of Conservation, Wellington.
- Peter de Lange, Peter Heenan, David Norton, Jeremy Rolfe and John Sawyer (2010). Threatened Plants of New Zealand. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. 472 pp.