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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.

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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 perennial herb with silver flax-like foliage.

Astelia chathamica

Astelia chathamica Chatham island Astelia

Most distinct of the Astelia, very broad silver foliage.

Carex testacea green Tutukaka

Green carex local to Tutukaka coastline.

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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 lucida  Shining karamu

Coprosma lucida karamū

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Coprosma rhamnoides Divaricating coprosma

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

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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.

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Cordyline australis 'Purpurea' Purple Cabbage tree, ti kkouka

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

Cordyline obtecta

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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Cortaderia toetoe (Austraderia) Toetoe

Smaller growing Cortaderia, 4m in height.

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Corynocarpus laevigatus Karaka

Handsome canopy tree found coastal areas throughout Northland.

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Cyathea dealbata Ponga, silver fern

Well known symbol of NZ, grows in forests throughout NZ.

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Elingamita johnsonii Three Kings Island

Attractive large sub-tropical like foliage, found only on the Three Kings Islands.

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Entela arborescens Whau

Small tree found from Three Kings Islands to Bay of Plenty. Extremely light wood.