Story: Conifers

Yellow silver pine

Yellow silver pine

Yellow silver pine is a small tree of infertile land. When young it has drooping branches similar to that of young rimu. It is one of the main trees in the swamp forests of Stewart Island, shown here.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Conifers - Small conifers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007