Kōrero: Hot springs, mud pools and geysers

Clubmoss

Clubmoss

Arching clubmoss is a characteristic plant of geothermal sites, instantly recognised by its bright green candelabra fronds. It is one of the few plants capable of growing on soils hotter than 50°C. Clubmosses are primitive plants, more closely related to ferns than mosses.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN24631/10
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carol Stewart, 'Hot springs, mud pools and geysers - People, animals and plants in geothermal areas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6508/clubmoss (accessed 1 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Carol Stewart, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006