Kōrero: Southland region

Red tussock

Red tussock

Red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) was flourishing throughout Southland when European settlement began in the 1850s. Today it is mostly found in parts of Fiordland, or as a garden plant.

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Photograph by Rob Suisted

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20089/red-tussock (accessed 7 August 2020)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 1 May 2015