Kōrero: West Coast places

Red beech, Maruia valley

Red beech, Maruia valley

The Maruia valley contains a fine stand of red and silver beech trees. The largest trunks are red beech, which can grow as tall as 30 metres. The forest interior is quite open, with beech saplings growing below gaps in the canopy.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6500 Col162
Photograph by John Johns

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'West Coast places - Maruia valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20980/red-beech-maruia-valley (accessed 9 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan