Story: Weeds of agriculture

Pampas

Pampas

Pampas grass, originally from South America, looks like the native toetoe. It spreads rapidly, especially into areas of disturbed land such as newly cleared or planted forests, where it can choke new seedlings.

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Ian Popay, 'Weeds of agriculture - Weeds in pasture, crops and forestry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16481/pampas (accessed 2 October 2020)

Story by Ian Popay, published 24 Nov 2008