Celmisia densiflora

Celmisia densiflora photographed at Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston, Wirral, UK

Celmisia densiflora forms a loose mat of rosettes up to 40 in (1 m) across. The thick leathery lance-shaped leaves are green above, covered in white hairs below, 2.4–6 in (6–15 cm) long, with wavy and toothed edges. Large daisy flowers are carried on stout stalks 6–12 in (15–30 cm) tall; summer.

Celmisia densiflora is found in well-drained sites, in medium rainfall areas, in grassland, herbfields and rocky places, in the southern part of South Island, New Zealand.

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