Riparian planting Plant Catalogue
Basically a riparian margin is a strip of land adjacent to the waterways. A riparian zone includes the riparian margin and the waterway.
Management of the riparian zone has a direct influence on -
Good management means -
What is the appropriate vegetation?
Plants that are suitable include primary colonisers such as cabbage trees, coprosmas, flaxes, pittosporums, native toetoe, lacebarks and kowhai. Native grasses such as Carex secta, Carex virgata and Carex solandri provide good vegetation at the stream-edge.