Story: Weeds of the bush

Weed bank

Weed bank

Most weeds in the native bush have escaped from suburban gardens. This undergrowth at the edge of bush in suburban Wellington is overrun by a number of weed species, which have dominated seedlings of regenerating bush.

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Bob Brockie, 'Weeds of the bush - Unwelcome plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Bob Brockie, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 18 Apr 2016