Tauhinu is a common shrub on coastal farmlands. Its tiny daisy seeds germinate and establish themselves easily on bare soils and in over-grazed pasture. Tauhinu is fast-growing, reaching its maximum height of 2 metres in 10–15 years. Unless their understorey plants are heavily grazed, tauhinu shrublands are usually overtopped by taller shrubs and trees, and develop into coastal broadleaved scrub.
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