Kōrero: Shrubs and small trees of the forest

Understorey shrubs

Understorey shrubs

Rangiora, māhoe and coprosma shrubs thrive in the understorey of lowland forests. They are adapted to growing in low light conditions under a forest canopy, and benefit from the shelter provided by small trees.

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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Joanna Orwin, 'Shrubs and small trees of the forest - Characteristics of small shrubs and trees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13791/understorey-shrubs (accessed 6 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Joanna Orwin, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015