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Apodasmia similis Oioi, segmented rush

Wetland rush with bluish/green foliage.

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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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.

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Carex trifida Sedge

Larges growing sedge with bluish/green foliage suitable for damp areas

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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

One of our best known and distinctive trees found throughout the country.

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Cyathea dealbata Ponga, silver fern

Well known symbol of NZ, grows in forests throughout NZ.

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Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

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Dianella latissima Waima Range, Northland.

Attractive flax-like plant with more broad leaves than D.nigra.

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Dianella nigra New Zealand blueberry

Found throughout NZ. Known for its attractive bright blue berries that appear in summer.

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Dicksonia squarrosa Wheki

One of our faster growing tree ferns which will tolerate some sun when planted in autumn or winter.

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Dysoxylum spectabile Kohekohe

Coastal tree found North Cape to Nelson. Kohekohe flowers are an important and favoured source of floral nectar for Tui and Bellbird.

Ficinia Nodosa Knotted club-rush, Wiwi

A perennial rush with clumps of dark green stems on long creeping rhizomes.

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Fuchsia excorticata Kotukutuku, tree fuchsia.

Attractive dark purple/red flowers through spring. The largest growing fuchsia in the world, found throughout NZ.

Hedycarya arborea Pigeonwood

Found throughout North Island and as far south as Banks Peninsula.

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Laurelia novae-zelandiae Pukatea

Handsome tree found swampy areas Throughout North Island, west coast of South Island.

LEPTOSETULOSA

Leptostigma sectulosa

Vigorous, low growing ground cover creates soft mounding form.

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Libertia grandiflora Found lowland and forests in North Island and Nelson area of South Island.

Tufted plant with narrow flax-like leaves. Delicate white flowers followed by large berries.