Leptinella squalida

Leptinella squalida photographed at the Arley Garden Festival, Cheshire, UK

Leptinella squalida (syn Cotula squalida) is variable in habit, a low-growing, spreading and rooting herb, forming patches up to 20 in (50 cm) across. The fernlike leaves are usually bright green, they may be hairy or without hairs, 1.2–2 in (3–5 cm) long. White unisexual flower heads, female heads larger than male heads.

Leptinella squalida is found in open, damp places in lowland to low-alpine regions of North, South and Stewart Islands, New Zealand.

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