This best-selling classic by Andrew Crowe includes comprehensive information on the identification, ecology and uses of New Zealand's native plants.
Use Andrew Crowe's unique leaf key to confidently identify the shrubs, climbers, perching plants and groundcovers of New Zealand's native forest. Colour photographs of leaves and associated creatures, graphics giving plant shape and height, plant distribution maps and ID checklists clearly listing distinguishing features are all helpful tools to identify New Zealand's native forest plants.
Discover the known uses of each plant, from snow sandals, hair ties, combs, whistles, baskets and dyes, to food, medicine and timber. Also, learn how to grow each plant in your own garden.