Kōrero: Ecoregions

Red beech forest

Red beech forest

Red beech (Nothofagus fusca) is the least cold-tolerant of New Zealand’s four species of southern beech – the others can grow in chilly alpine areas and poor soils. Red beech favours warm, lower to mid-altitude slopes (seldom reaching the treeline), and is mostly restricted to deep, fertile, well-drained soils.

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Natural Sciences Image Library of New Zealand
Reference: DSCH9957Smd.jpg
Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Matt McGlone, 'Ecoregions - The Southern Alps and other axial ranges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12573/red-beech-forest (accessed 24 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Matt McGlone, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007