Lakes & Rivers
Island Mushrooms, Plants
Plants, Mushrooms and trees grow
only where their particular needs are met. The soil might
need to be
hard packed and dry or wet and soggy. Maybe the plants need gravel
or coarse sand for their needs.
They might need to
alkaline soil or maybe they need a rich soil.
The point is, a plant
grows where its conditions for life
are met, so to locate a
particular plant, you just need to know what conditions it
needs, then search there for it.
Island has a very diverse population of plants and trees. We
live in a rainforest that gets an abundance of rainfall
and most of the plants here are plants that like wet conditions
although some parts of the south island are dry and get very
little rain, these areas produce a variety of desert like plants
alpine areas of the Island have a great variety of wild flowers
in the late spring/early summer can overwhelm the senses and
take your breath away.
out and see the island and learn about the plants, many are
edible and some are used as medicine. You will be amazed at the
diversity of our Island plants.