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Guide to Native Plant Index

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This guide to the plants of Piha and environs is organised alphabetically according to the Maori name. If the Maori name is not know, the botanical name is used.

Overall, the Index is specific to the Piha area and all the photographs were taken by Sandra Coney in the Piha area.

There are over 500 native plants in the Piha area so I have a way to go! The Index is being continually updated.

Particular books have been used in writing the text and these are acknowledged here. They are:

Brownsey, Patrick J and Smith-Dodsworth, John C. New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants, 2000

Crowe, Andrew. Which Native Fern? 2005

Crowe, Andrew. Which Coastal Plant? 1995

Dawson, John and Lucas, Rob. Nature Guide to New Zealand Forest, 2000

Fisher, Muriel E and Forde, Margaret L. Growing New Zealand Plants, Shrubs and Trees, 1994

Laing, RM and Blackwell, EW. Plants of New Zealand, 5th edition

Metcalf, Lawrie. Know Your New Zealand Native Plants, 2009

Salmon, JT. New Zealand Flowers and Plants in Colour, 1967

Salmon, JT. The Native Trees of New Zealand, 1980

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