Kōrero: Mountains

Subalpine vegetation

Subalpine vegetation

New Zealand mountains have many plants that are unique to the country. On these mountain slopes in the Te Anau area of Fiordland National Park, subalpine scrub grows above the treeline. The plant in the foreground is Dracophyllum menziesii.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10060762

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Andy Dennis, 'Mountains - Alpine plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14317/subalpine-vegetation (accessed 29 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Andy Dennis, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017