Story: Forest succession and regeneration

Interior of the Hanger, 1980 (3rd of 3)

Interior of the Hanger, 1980

Bracken (foreground) was the first plant to colonise the Hanger. In 1980 it still grew around the edges of the regenerated forest, and in well-lit parts of the interior. Māhoe formed a subcanopy about 2 metres high under a canopy of five-finger.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Forest succession and regeneration - Forest growth after fire', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007