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Apodasmia similis Oioi, segmented rush

Wetland rush with bluish/green foliage.

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Carex secta Purei

Found in swampy areas throughout NZ.

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Carex tenuilculmis Form of Carex secta

Attractive sedge with rich chocolate brown foliage suitable for wet areas.

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Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

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

Ficinia Nodosa Knotted club-rush, Wiwi

A perennial rush with clumps of dark green stems on long creeping rhizomes.

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Laurelia novae-zelandiae Pukatea

Handsome tree found swampy areas Throughout North Island, west coast of South Island.

Librocredus plumosa Kawaka

Found mainly in the North Island and parts of Nelson. Excellent specimen tree.

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Metrosideros carminea Akakura

Northland climbing Metrosideros preferring semi-shade.

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Phormium tenax 'Three Kings Island' Three Kings Island flax

Leaves are slightly broader than the local form of P.tenax and have a yellow edge.

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Rhopalostylis 'Chathams' Chatham Island Nikau

The Chatham Island palm has broader fronds and is much more robust than the mainland nikau. Also will tolerate more exposed conditions.

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Rhopalostylis baueri var cheesemanii Kermadec nikau

The Kermadec nikau has longer fronds, larger flower heads and darker seeds than the mainland nikau.

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Rhopalostylis sapida Great Barrier Island

The Great Barrier Island nikau forms a more robust palm than the mainland nikau, tolerating more exposed conditions.

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Selliera radicans Groundcover found throughout New Zealand in damp areas.

Grows in sun or light shade but best with some moisture. Attractive white flowers.

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Streblus banksii Coastal milk tree

Found from Mangonui to Marlborough. Attractive coastal tree growing 3-4m high with light green oval leaves.

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Todea barbara Found on off-shore islands and north of Bay of Islands.

Attractive fern unfortunately becoming very rare due to forestry and development. Tolerates quite dry conditions.

Uncinia uncinata hook sedge

Uncinia uncinata Hook sedge

This hook sedge is variable in colour ranging from dark green when grown in shade to reddish brown.