Castlepoint daisy, Castlepoint groundsel
Senecio compactus Kirk
Vascular – Native
Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs
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2n = 60
Current conservation status
The conservation status of all known New Zealand vascular plant taxa at the rank of species and below were reassessed in 2017 using the New Zealand Threat Classification System (NZTCS). This report includes a statistical summary and brief notes on changes since 2012 and replaces all previous NZTCS lists for vascular plants. Authors: By Peter J. de Lange, Jeremy R. Rolfe, John W. Barkla, Shannel P. Courtney, Paul D. Champion, Leon R. Perrie, Sarah M. Beadel, Kerry A. Ford, Ilse Breitwieser, Ines Schönberger, Rowan Hindmarsh-Walls, Peter B. Heenan and Kate Ladley.
2012 | At Risk – Naturally Uncommon | Qualifiers: RR
Previous conservation statuses
2009 | At Risk – Naturally Uncommon | Qualifiers: OL
2004 | Range Restricted
Rare small bushy grey-green shrub inhabiting the Castlepoint vicinity. Leaves 2-4 cm long, leathery, dark green, white underneath, margin upcurved, wavy. Flowers daisy-like, furry, with yellow radiating petals, single or in small clusters.
Castle Point, Wairarapa Coast, NI.
brachyglottis: Name comes from the Greek words brachus meaning “short” and glottis meaning “the vocal apparatus of the larynx”
compacta: Small growing