Aciphylla squarrosa

Aciphylla squarrosa photographed at Inverewe Gardens, Poolewe, Scotland, UK

Aciphylla squarrosa forms a dense cluster of spiky leaves. The narrow blue-green leaves are highly divided, and the leaf edges are serrated. In summer the yellow flowers are carried on a stalk up 40 in (1 m) high.

This aciphylla is found in both North Island and South Island, New Zealand, in coastal to low-alpine areas. It is called kurikuri by the Maori.

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