Chord Broom

Chordospartium stevensonii photographed at Morse Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand Chordospartium stevensonii is a leafless, small tree of weeping habit, which grows to 1224 ft (3.67.3 m) high. The pendulous branches are about 0.07 in (1.75 mm) in diameter. The pale, rose-lilac flowers are in racemes, carried either singly or in groups of 2 to 5. Chordospartium stevensonii grows in alluvial soil along the tributaries of the Awatere, Clarence and Wairua Rivers, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand. More