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Montia  australasica (Hook.f.) Pax & K.Hoffm.   
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Montia  australasica (Hook.f.) Pax & K.Hoffm. 
SynonymsClaytonia australasica Hook.f. (basionym)
 Neopaxia australasica (Hook.f.) Ö.Nilsson
 Paxia australasica (Hook.f.) Ö.Nilsson
Territory AustraliaNew ZealandNew South WalesNew Zealand NorthNew Zealand SouthSouth AustraliaTasmaniaVictoriaWestern Australia
bogs, marshes
Altitudelowland-montane
Description stems rooting, leaves filiform to spathulate, 1-5cm long, dark green to bright grey, flowers 1-2cm across, 1 or more in axillary clusters, floral pedicels 1-3cm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpale pink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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