Story: Estuaries

Oioi

Oioi

Swathes of oioi or jointed rush and sea rush are common on the margin of many estuaries. Here at the eastern end of Pāuatahanui Inlet, Wellington, rushlands of oioi impart a distinctive orange-brown tinge to the vegetation.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Estuaries - Plants of the estuary', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4628/oioi (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006