Story: Weeds of agriculture

Lupins in the Arrow River bed

Lupins in the Arrow River bed

Although lupins (Lupinus angustifolius) have attractive flowers, are valuable compost material, and can colonise bare sites, they may pose a problem to the flow of the Arrow River as they invade the bed area.

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Ian Popay, 'Weeds of agriculture - Introduction of weeds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16470/lupins-in-the-arrow-river-bed (accessed 20 September 2020)

Story by Ian Popay, published 24 Nov 2008