Gingidia montana

Gingidia montana photographed at Mount St Patrick, St James Range, South Island, New Zealand

Gingidia montana (syn Gingidium montanum) is an aromatic herbaceous plant, with attractive foliage, which can reach 20 in (50 cm) high on flowering. The leaves are highly divided, the white flowers in clusters.

The plants in Gingidia were formerly included in Anisotome and Angelica. Gingidia montana is found in moist open sites in both the North and South Islands of New Zealand. It is readily eaten by deer.

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