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Apodasmia similis Oioi, segmented rush

Wetland rush with bluish/green foliage.

Carex secta   Pukio  Makura-002

Carex secta Purei

Found in swampy areas throughout NZ.

Carex solandri-001

Carex solandri Sedge

Sedge found in damp areas throughout NZ.

Carex tenuiculmis  Red-leaved Sedge-001

Carex tenuilculmis Form of Carex secta

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

Carex trifida-005

Carex trifida Sedge

Larges growing sedge with bluish/green foliage suitable for damp areas

Cordyline australis Cabbage tree, ti kouka

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

Cyathea medularis Mamaku, black ponga

Tallest of the tree ferns

Cyathea smithii Soft tree fern

Found throughout NZ in moist soils. Distinguishes itself from other tree fern species because of its 'skirt' of dead fronds that hang from the top of the plant.

Dacrycarpus dacrydioides Kahikatea, white pine.

Found both North and South Island in damp swampy areas.

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Marratia salincina King fern, para

Stunning fern with tropical appearance now rare in the wild due to decimation by wild pigs and goats.