Kōrero: Wetlands

Cushion field, Waituna lagoon

Cushion field, Waituna lagoon

Cushion fields usually develop in alpine and subantarctic bogs, but this one is near sea level on the exposed Southland coast. It consists of mounds of low-growing Donatia novae-zelandiae.

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Photograph by Peter Johnson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Johnson, 'Wetlands - Reeds, rushes, sedges and low growers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14348/cushion-field-waituna-lagoon (accessed 27 January 2023)

He kōrero nā Peter Johnson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007