Kōrero: Forest succession and regeneration

Mānuka scrub interior

Mānuka scrub interior

Mānuka is one of the most important pioneer plants in the regeneration of New Zealand forests. Its light seeds are spread by the wind and germinate readily in open areas. On Little Barrier Island, a dense mānuka shrubland provides shelter for a ground cover of ferns and sapling trees.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10056996
Photograph by Dick Veitch

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Forest succession and regeneration - Mānuka, kānuka and gorse', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11907/manuka-scrub-interior (accessed 27 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007