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Agathis australis Kauri

Forest giant. Distribution throughout Northland to Bay of Plenty

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Alectryon excelsus Titoki

Attractive tree found lowland forest North Cape to Banks Peninsula.

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Alectryon grandis Three Kings Island Titoki

Attractive coastal tree, much larger leaf than our mainland titoki, produces masses of red berries.

Anemanthele lessoniana Gossamer grass

Graceful grass tolerates moist or dry soils.

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Arthropodium bifurcatum 'Matapouri Bay' Rengarenga lily

Renga renga or rock lily is a very adaptable coastal plant with white flower through spring.

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Asplenium bulbiferum Hens and chickens fern

One of our best-known and versatile ferns.

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Astelia banksii Wharawhara "Coastal Astelia"

Coastal perenial herb with silver flax-like foliage.

Astelia chathamica

Astelia chathamica Chatham island Astelia

Most distinct of the Astelia, very broad silver foliage.

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Beilschmiedia tarairi Tarairi

Large forest tree most common to the northern half of North island.

Blechnum discolor crown fern

Blechnum discolour Crown fern. Piupiu.

Found throughout NZ usually in drier forests

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Blechnum novae-zealandiae Palm-leaf fern Kiokio.

Found growing in clay soils on embankments and roadsides.

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Caldicluvia rosifolia Makamaka

Northland tree, attractive spreading garden specimen.

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Carmichaelia australis Native broom

Grows 1-2m high in full sun and dry soil. Very structural plant.

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Chinochloa bromoides Coastal tussock, Seabird tussock.

Found on cliffs of the upper North Island

Coprosma rhamnoides Divaricating coprosma

Found throughout NZ scrub and forests. Useful plant for exposed dry areas.

Coprosma robusta Karamu

Common in forests and scrubland throughout NZ. Fast growing shrub.

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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

One of our best known and distinctive trees found throughout the country.

Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' Purple Cabbage tree, ti kkouka

Similar to C. australis but not so tall, the foliage is purple/bronze.

Cordyline obtecta Three Knigs Island Cabbage tree

Found only on the Three Kings, has broader leaves and much stouter habit than C. australis.

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Corokia buddleioides Korokio

Found naturally in the northern part of the North Island, prefers more sheltered site.