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Agathis australis Kauri

Forest giant. Distribution throughout Northland to Bay of Plenty

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Alectryon excelsus Titoki

Attractive tree found lowland forest North Cape to Banks Peninsula.

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Alectryon grandis Three Kings Island Titoki

Attractive coastal tree, much larger leaf than our mainland titoki, produces masses of red berries.

Anemanthele lessoniana Gossamer grass

Graceful grass tolerates moist or dry soils.

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Apodasmia similis Oioi, segmented rush

Wetland rush with bluish/green foliage.

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Arthropodium bifurcatum 'Matapouri Bay' Rengarenga lily

Renga renga or rock lily is a very adaptable coastal plant with white flower through spring.

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Asplenium bulbiferum Hens and chickens fern

One of our best-known and versatile ferns.

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Astelia banksii Wharawhara "Coastal Astelia"

Coastal perenial herb with silver flax-like foliage.

Astelia chathamica

Astelia chathamica Chatham island Astelia

Most distinct of the Astelia, very broad silver foliage.

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Beilschmiedia tarairi Tarairi

Large forest tree most common to the northern half of North island.

Blechnum discolor crown fern

Blechnum discolour Crown fern. Piupiu.

Found throughout NZ usually in drier forests

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Blechnum novae-zealandiae Palm-leaf fern Kiokio.

Found growing in clay soils on embankments and roadsides.

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Brachyglottis 'Crustii' Brachyglottis

Attractive yellow flowering spreading shrub with grey felted foliage.

Brachyglottis repanda Rangiora from Great barrier Island

Large wavy-edged leaves,undersides white and felted. grows approx 3 metres in height.

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Caldicluvia rosifolia Makamaka

Northland tree, attractive spreading garden specimen.

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Carex Comans 'Green' Tussock grass

Grass-like plant with light green foliage know as NZ sedge.

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Carex Comans 'Red' Tussock grass

Grass-like plant with attractive red/brown foliage know as NZ sedge.

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Carex secta Purei

Found in swampy areas throughout NZ.

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Carex solandri Sedge

Sedge found in damp areas throughout NZ.

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Carex tenuilculmis Form of Carex secta

Attractive sedge with rich chocolate brown foliage suitable for wet areas.