Site 1.12 Microshrubbery (cushion plant community) at the top
of Newdegate Pass.
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Grid Reference E4631 S52771. Altitude 1280m.
Site Description: Remarkable plant community, "cushions" or "bolsters"
of densely-packed plants producing a flat surface where one square meter may contain
hundreds, or thousands, of individuals and maybe a dozen different species. The
morphological convergence between quite unrelatedtaxa can make identification