Kōrero: Grasslands

Flowering tussocks (1 o 3)

Flowering tussocks

These hunangamoho or broad-leaved bush tussocks (Chionochloa conspicua subsp. conspicua) are flowering in the upper Hollyford valley in Fiordland. Tussocks are grasses that grow from a central clump at their base. The leaves fan up and outward from the base.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10060778

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Alan F. Mark, 'Grasslands - Tussock grasslands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13333/flowering-tussocks (accessed 27 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Alan F. Mark, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007