Story: Shrublands

Mountain shrublands, Mt Stokes

Mountain shrublands, Mt Stokes

The alpine shrublands on Mt Stokes in the Marlborough Sounds consist of an open shrubland of Coprosma tayloriae and mountain flax (foreground), backed by leatherwood scrub of tūpari (Olearia colensoi). Behind the shrublands grow silver beech forest.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shrublands - Mountain shrublands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007