Story: Rural language

Bush lawyer (2nd of 2)

Bush lawyer

Bush lawyer or tātarāmoa (Rubus schmidelioides) is a clinging prickly plant and can be a hazard for people walking through bush. The English name is a humorous reference to the way the vine entangles the unsuspecting.

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Settling the land', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18597/bush-lawyer (accessed 8 July 2020)

Story by Dianne Bardsley, published 24 Nov 2008