Kōrero: Shrublands

Tussock–shrublands, Kahurangi National Park

Tussock–shrublands, Kahurangi National Park

On parts of the Gouland Downs in north-west Nelson, the soils are so shallow, poorly drained and infertile that they do not support tree growth. Instead, red tussock and wire rush dominate along with inaka shrubs. These areas show as brown patches among the beech forest.

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Photograph by Simon Nathan

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shrublands - Heathlands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14542/tussock-shrublands-kahurangi-national-park (accessed 23 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007