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  • In Texas, lippia (Lippia nodiflora), raoulia (Raoulia australis), Dymondia margaretae, and creeping lotus (Lotus corniculatus).

    Pamper your pet's paws outdoors

  • In Denver, white clover, raoulia (Raoulia australis), mouse ear cerastium (Cerastium ssp.) and pennywort (Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides).

    Pamper your pet's paws outdoors

  • Typical species, covering about 16,500 ha are D. recurvum, Podocarpus nivalis, Gaultheria colensoi, Rytidosperma setifolium, P. colensoi and Raoulia albosericea, some of which occur in the Rangipo desert.

    Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

  • At higher altitudes, the vegetation is characterized by cushion plants, many of them endemic and including the peculiar and distinctive "vegetable sheep" (Raoulia and Hastia spp.), which are highly compacted shrubs of the family Asteraceae.

    Biological diversity in New Zealand

  • In the drier, higher mountains to the east, species of Raoulia and Haastia (Asteraceae) have developed into distinctive woolly, cushion-like forms ( 'vegetable sheep').

    Richmond temperate forests

  • These include McCann's skink (Oligosoma maccanni), various encrusting lichens, small cushion plants (Raoulia spp.), willowherbs (Epilobium spp.), and prostrate shrubs like Muehlenbeckia axillaries.

    Cantebury-Otago tussock grasslands

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