Kōrero: Wairarapa places

Creeping herbs

Creeping herbs

A carpet of creeping herbs grows on Lake Wairarapa’s shallower eastern side. The lake rises and falls seasonally, allowing small turf plants to grow on the edge. They are submerged in winter and exposed in summer.

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Department of Conservation
Photograph by Peter Johnson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Wairarapa lakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12052/creeping-herbs (accessed 21 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015