bristle tussock, mountain danthonia
Danthonia semiannularis var. setifolia Hook.f., D. setifolia (Hook.f) Cockayne, Notodanthonia setifolia (Hook.f.) Zotov, Danthonia semiannularis var. alpina Buchanan
Vascular – Native
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2n = 24
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 | Not Threatened
Previous conservation statuses
2009 | Not Threatened
2004 | Not Threatened
Endemic. North Island from Te Moehau, Mt Pirongia and the Raukumara Range south. South Island throughout
Montane to alpine mainly in grassland, herb and fell-field, but also on rocky bluffs, especially in the northern part of its range.
rytidosperma: Wrinkled seed
Where To Buy
Not commercially available.