Story: Forest succession and regeneration

Kānuka forest

Kānuka forest

Low kānuka forest forms a dense cover on Great King Island in the Three Kings Islands in 1991. Like mānuka, kānuka is often one of the first plants to grow on cleared land.

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Photograph by Gregory H. Sherley

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Forest succession and regeneration - Mānuka, kānuka and gorse', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11909/kanuka-forest (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007