Kōrero: Ecoregions

Saltpan plants

Saltpan plants

Distinct native plants are found in certain parts of Central Otago. These small, perennial herbs (Lepidium matau) grow in scattered groups around saltpans. The salty soils are the result of low rainfall and high rates of evaporation.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10047432
Photograph by Neville Peat

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Matt McGlone, 'Ecoregions - Central Otago', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12587/saltpan-plants (accessed 2 October 2020)

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