New Zealand Holly Olearia macrodonta (Compositae) HEIGHT to 3m. Bushy shrub. BARK Brown and stringy. BRANCHES Much divided. LEAVES Ovate with sharply-toothed margins. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Flowers are whitish, daisy-like and borne in dense clusters. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of New Zealand. Planted here for hedging and self-sown; not hardy so found mainly in coastal W Britain.
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New Zealand Holly Olearia macrodonta (Compositae) HEIGHT to 3m. Bushy shrub. BARK Brown and stringy. BRANCHES Much divided. LEAVES Ovate with sharply-toothed margins. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Flowers are whitish, daisy-like and borne in dense clusters. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of New Zealand. Planted here for hedging and self-sown; not hardy so found mainly in coastal W Britain.

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Date: 17 Feb 2006
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