Kōrero: Ecoregions

Waituna wetlands

Waituna wetlands

Low-growing, moor-like vegetation dominates the Waituna wetland, 20 kilometres south of Invercargill. Cushion plants are especially adapted to growing in the cold climate and peaty soil. These raised humps of Donatia novae-zelandiae are normally found in subalpine areas.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10050323

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Matt McGlone, 'Ecoregions - Windward districts: to the west', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12581/waituna-wetlands (accessed 8 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Matt McGlone, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007