This plant list has been compiled by the stated observer(s) and been provided to NZPCN for public use in good faith. NZPCN cannot guarantee that data contained in these lists are up to date or accurate. Most species lists are not corroborated with herbarium specimens. Note, species lists are not typically an exhaustive presence/absence survey of an area and often may focus on a single habitat or only contain species visible at a particular time of year (for example, spring annual herbs may go unobserved during much of the year). These lists should not be solely relied on for the purpose of assessing environmental effects or for preparing restoration plans - for this work a site visit is critical.

Site name: Waitaka SR (Q215)

List name: E Taranaki SR

Source/Observer: E Taranaki SR MA Bayfield SM Sait & MA Benson

Number of observations: 211

District: Ruapehu District

Date: 06/12/1983

SpeciesStructural classConservation statusNative/Exotic
Acaena anserinifolia
(bidibid, hutiwai, piripiri)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Acaena novae-zelandiae
(red bidibid)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Adiantum cunninghamii
(common maidenhair, Cunningham's maidenhair)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Aira caryophyllea subsp. caryophyllea
(silvery hair grass)
GrassesExotic
Alseuosmia macrophylla
(toropapa, karapapa)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Alsophila smithii
(kātote, Smith's tree fern, soft tree fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Alsophila tricolor
(silver fern, ponga)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Anaphalioides trinervisHerbs - Dicotyledonous compositesNot ThreatenedNative
Anthoxanthum odoratum
(sweet vernal)
GrassesExotic
Aristotelia serrata
(makomako, wineberry)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Arthropodium candidumHerbs - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Asplenium bulbiferum
(hen and chicken fern, pikopiko, mother spleenwort)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Asplenium flaccidum
(drooping spleenwort, hanging spleenwort)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Asplenium oblongifolium
(huruhuruwhenua, shining spleenwort)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Asplenium polyodon
(sickle spleenwort)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Astelia hastata
(tank lily)
Herbs - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Astelia microspermaHerbs - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Astelia solandri
(perching lily, kōwharawhara)
Herbs - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Austroblechnum colensoi
(Colenso's hard fern, peretao, petako)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Austroblechnum lanceolatum
(lance fern, nini, rereti)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Beilschmiedia tawa
(tawa)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Berberis glaucocarpa
(barberry)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsExotic
Botrychium australe
(parsley fern, pātotara)
FernsAt Risk – Naturally UncommonNative
Brachyglottis repanda
(rangiora, bushman's toilet paper, bushman's friend)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Briza minor
(shivery grass)
GrassesExotic
Bulbophyllum pygmaeum
(pygmy tree orchid, bulbophyllum)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Caladenia bartlettiiOrchidsAt Risk – Naturally UncommonNative
Calystegia tuguriorum
(climbing convolvulus, NZ bindweed)
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Carex dissita
(forest sedge)
SedgesNot ThreatenedNative
Carex megalepis
(bastard grass, caver's beard)
SedgesNot ThreatenedNative
Carex solandri
(forest sedge, Solander's sedge)
SedgesNot ThreatenedNative
Carex uncinata
(bastard grass, hook sedge, kamu, matau-a-maui)
SedgesNot ThreatenedNative
Carex virgata
(swamp sedge, pukio, toitoi, toetoe)
SedgesNot ThreatenedNative
Carex zotovii
(Zotov's bastard grass, Zotov's hook sedge)
SedgesNot ThreatenedNative
Carpodetus serratus
(marbleleaf, putaputawētā, piripiriwhata)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Chiloglottis cornuta
(bird orchid, ant orchid)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Cirsium arvense
(Californian thistle)
Herbs - Dicotyledonous compositesExotic
Cirsium vulgare
(Scotch thistle)
Herbs - Dicotyledonous compositesExotic
Clematis foetida
(clematis)
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Clematis paniculata
(white clematis, puawananga)
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Coprosma areolata
(thin-leaved coprosma)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Coprosma grandifolia
(kanono, manono, large-leaved coprosma, raurekau)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Coprosma lucida
(karamū, shining karamū)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Coprosma rhamnoidesTrees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Coprosma robusta
(karamū, glossy karamū)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Coprosma rotundifoliaTrees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Coprosma tenuicaulis
(swamp coprosma, hukihuki)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Cordyline banksii
(tī ngahere, cabbage tree, tī rakau)
Trees & Shrubs - MonocotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Coriaria arborea var. arborea
(tutu, tree tutu)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Corybas macranthus
(silver-back spider orchid)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Corybas rivularisOrchidsAt Risk – Naturally UncommonNative
Corybas trilobus
(spider orchid)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Cranfillia fluviatilis
(kiwikiwi, kiwakiwa, creek fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Dacrycarpus dacrydioides
(kahikatea, white pine)
Trees & Shrubs - GymnospermsNot ThreatenedNative
Dacrydium cupressinum
(rimu, red pine)
Trees & Shrubs - GymnospermsNot ThreatenedNative
Dactylis glomerata
(cocksfoot)
GrassesExotic
Dendrobium cunninghamii
(winika, pekapeka, Christmas orchid, bamboo orchid)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Dendroconche scandens
(fragrant fern, mokimoki)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Dianella nigra
(turutu, New Zealand blueberry, inkberry)
Herbs - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Dicksonia fibrosa
(wheki-ponga, wheki-kohoonga, golden tree fern, kuripaka)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Dicksonia squarrosa
(wheki, rough tree fern, harsh tree fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Digitalis purpurea
(foxglove)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesExotic
Diplazium australeFernsNot ThreatenedNative
Dracophyllum strictum
(tōtorowhiti)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Drosera auriculata
(sundew)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Drosera binata
(forked sundew, scented sundew)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Earina autumnalis
(Easter orchid, raupeka)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Earina mucronata
(bamboo orchid, peka-a-waka, spring earina)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Echinopogon ovatus
(forest hedgehog grass, hedgehog grass)
GrassesNot ThreatenedNative
Elaeocarpus dentatus var. dentatus
(hīnau)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Elaeocarpus hookerianus
(pōkākā)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Elatostema rugosum
(parataniwha, New Zealand begonia)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Epilobium rotundifolium
(round-leaved willowherb)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Euchiton involucratusHerbs - Dicotyledonous compositesNot ThreatenedNative
Freycinetia banksii
(kiekie)
Lianes - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Fuchsia excorticata
(kōtukutuku, tree fuchsia)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Fumaria muralis subsp. muralis
(scrambling fumitory)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesExotic
Fuscospora solandri
(black beech, tawhairauriki)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Fuscospora truncata
(hard beech, tawhairaunui)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Galium aparine
(cleavers)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesExotic
Galium propinquum
(māwe)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Gaultheria antipoda
(bush snowberry, fool's beech)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Gaultheria oppositifolia
(snowberry)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Gaultheria paniculataTrees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Geniostoma ligustrifolium var. ligustrifolium
(hangehange)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Griselinia littoralis
(broadleaf, kāpuka, papauma)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Griselinia lucida
(puka, akapuka)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Gunnera monoica
(Native gunnera)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Haloragis erecta subsp. erecta
(toatoa, fire weed, shrubby haloragis)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Hedycarya arborea
(porokaiwhiri, pigeonwood)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Helichrysum lanceolatumTrees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Histiopteris incisa
(histiopteris, water fern, mātātā, bat's wing fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hoheria sexstylosa
(houhere, lacebark)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Hydrocotyle dissecta
(pennywort)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Hydrocotyle heteromeria
(waxweed, waxweed pennywort)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Hydrocotyle moschata var. moschata
(hairy pennywort)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum demissum
(drooping filmy fern, Irirangi, piripiri)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum dilatatum
(filmy fern, matua mauku)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum frankliniae
(rusty filmy fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum multifidum
(much-divided filmy fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum nephrophyllum
(kidney fern, konehu, kopakopa, raurenga)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum rarum
(filmy fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum revolutum
(filmy fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum sanguinolentum
(filmy fern, piripiri)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hymenophyllum scabrum
(rough filmy fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hypericum androsaemum
(tutsan)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesExotic
Hypolepis ambiguaFernsNot ThreatenedNative
Hypolepis rufobarbataFernsNot ThreatenedNative
Icarus filiformis
(thread fern, climbing hard fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Jacobaea vulgaris
(ragwort)
Herbs - Dicotyledonous compositesExotic
Juglans ailantifolia
(Japanese walnut)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsExotic
Juncus articulatus
(jointed rush)
Rushes & Allied PlantsExotic
Juncus edgariae
(wiwi, Edgar's rush)
Rushes & Allied PlantsNot ThreatenedNative
Knightia excelsa
(rewarewa, NZ honeysuckle)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Kunzea ericoides
(kānuka)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsThreatened – Nationally VulnerableNative
Lagenophora pumila
(papataniwhaniwha)
Herbs - Dicotyledonous compositesNot ThreatenedNative
Lastreopsis hispida
(hairy fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Laurelia novae-zelandiae
(pukatea)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Leptecophylla juniperina subsp. juniperina
(prickly mingimingi, mingimingi)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Leptopteris hymenophylloides
(crêpe fern, single crêpe fern, heruheru)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Leptopteris superba
(heruheru, crêpe fern, Prince of Wales feathers)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Leptospermum scoparium var. scoparium
(mānuka, kahikātoa)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsAt Risk – DecliningNative
Leucanthemum vulgare
(oxeye daisy)
Herbs - Dicotyledonous compositesExotic
Leucopogon fasciculatus
(mingimingi, tall mingimingi)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Lobelia angulata
(pratia)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Lomaria discolor
(crown fern, petipeti, piupiu)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Lophomyrtus bullata
(ramarama)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsThreatened – Nationally CriticalNative
Loxogramme dictyopteris
(lance fern, whare ngārara)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Luzula picta var. pictaRushes & Allied PlantsNot ThreatenedNative
Machaerina sinclairii
(machaerina)
SedgesNot ThreatenedNative
Melicope simplex
(poataniwha)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Melicytus lanceolatus
(māhoe-wao, narrow-leaved māhoe)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Melicytus ramiflorus subsp. ramiflorus
(māhoe, hinahina, whitey wood)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Metrosideros colensoi
(rātā)
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - DicotyledonsThreatened – Nationally VulnerableNative
Metrosideros diffusa
(white rātā)
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - DicotyledonsThreatened – Nationally VulnerableNative
Metrosideros fulgens
(climbing rātā)
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - DicotyledonsThreatened – Nationally VulnerableNative
Metrosideros robusta
(northern rātā)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsThreatened – Nationally VulnerableNative
Microlaena avenacea
(bush rice grass, oat grass)
GrassesNot ThreatenedNative
Mycelis muralis
(wall lettuce)
Herbs - Dicotyledonous compositesExotic
Myrsine australis
(red mapou, red matipo, mapau, red maple)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Myrsine salicina
(toro)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Neomyrtus pedunculata
(rōhutu)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsThreatened – Nationally CriticalNative
Nertera depressa
(nertera, bead plant, fruiting duckweed)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Nestegis cunninghamii
(black maire)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Nestegis montana
(narrow-leaved maire)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Notogrammitis billardierei
(common strap fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Notogrammitis ciliata
(strapfern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Notogrammitis heterophylla
(taupeka, comb fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Olearia rani var. colorata
(heketara)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Olearia townsonii
(Coromandel tree daisy)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Oxalis exilis
(creeping oxalis, yellow oxalis)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Paesia scaberula
(lace fern, ring fern, scented fern, pig fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Pakau pennigera
(gully fern, feather fern, piupiu)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Parablechnum novae-zelandiae
(kiokio, horokio, palm leaf fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Parsonsia capsularis var. capsularis
(New Zealand jasmine, small flowered jasmine)
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Passiflora tetrandra
(kohia, NZ passionflower, NZ passionfruit)
Lianes & Related Trailing Plants - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Pectinopitys ferruginea
(miro, brown pine)
Trees & Shrubs - GymnospermsNot ThreatenedNative
Pennantia corymbosa
(kaikōmako)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Phormium cookianum subsp. cookianum
(mountain flax, wharariki)
Herbs - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Phyllocladus trichomanoides
(tānekaha, celery pine)
Trees & Shrubs - GymnospermsNot ThreatenedNative
Pittosporum colensoiTrees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Pittosporum eugenioides
(tarata, lemonwood)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Pittosporum tenuifolium
(kohukohu, kōhūhū, black matipo)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Plantago lanceolata
(narrow-leaved plantain)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesExotic
Poa anceps
(broad-leaved poa)
GrassesNot ThreatenedNative
Podocarpus laetus
(mountain tōtara, Hall's tōtara, thin-barked tōtara, tōtara-kiri-kōtukutuku)
Trees & Shrubs - GymnospermsNot ThreatenedNative
Podocarpus totara var. totara
(tōtara)
Trees & Shrubs - GymnospermsNot ThreatenedNative
Polyphlebium venosum
(veined bristle fern, veined filmy fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Polystichum neozelandicum subsp. zerophyllum
(shield fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Polystichum vestitum
(punui, prickly shield fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Prumnopitys taxifolia
(mataī, black pine)
Trees & Shrubs - GymnospermsNot ThreatenedNative
Prunella vulgaris
(self-heal)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsExotic
Pseudodiphasium volubile
(climbing clubmoss, waewaekoukou)
Lycophytes (clubmosses, selaginella, quillworts)Not ThreatenedNative
Pseudognaphalium luteoalbumHerbs - Dicotyledonous compositesNot ThreatenedNative
Pseudolycopodium densum
(clubmoss)
Lycophytes (clubmosses, selaginella, quillworts)Not ThreatenedNative
Pseudopanax arboreus
(fivefinger, five finger, whauwhaupaku)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Pseudopanax crassifolius
(horoeka, lancewood)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Pseudopanax laetusTrees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsAt Risk – DecliningNative
Pseudowintera colorata
(red horopito, mountain horopito, alpine peppertree)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Pteridium esculentum
(bracken, rarauhe, bracken fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Pteris macilenta
(sweet fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Pterophylla racemosa
(kāmahi, tawheo, tawhero, tawherowhero)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Pterostylis banksii
(tutukiwi, greenhood)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Pyrrosia elaeagnifolia
(leather-leaf fern, pyrrosia)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Quintinia serrata
(tāwheowheo, quintinia)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Ranunculus acris subsp. acris
(giant buttercup)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesExotic
Ranunculus reflexus
(hairy buttercup, maru, maruru, kopukapuka, pirikau)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Ranunculus repens
(buttercup)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesExotic
Raukaua anomalusTrees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Raukaua edgerleyi
(raukawa)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Rhabdothamnus solandri
(New Zealand gloxinia, taurepo, kaikaiatua, mata, matata, waiuatua)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Ripogonum scandens
(supplejack, kareao, pirita)
Lianes - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Rubus cissoides
(tātarāmoa, bush lawyer)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Rubus schmidelioides var. schmidelioides
(tātarāmoa, bush lawyer, white-leaved lawyer)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Rytidosperma gracile
(dainty bristle grass)
GrassesNot ThreatenedNative
Schefflera digitata
(patatē, patē, seven-finger)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Schoenus tendo
(kauri sedge, kauri schoenus)
SedgesNot ThreatenedNative
Senecio minimus
(fireweed)
Herbs - Dicotyledonous compositesNot ThreatenedNative
Senecio rufiglandulosusHerbs - Dicotyledonous compositesNot ThreatenedNative
Sphaeropteris medullaris
(mamaku, black tree fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Stellaria parviflora
(New Zealand chickweed)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Streblus heterophyllus
(small-leaved milk tree, tūrepo)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Styphelia nesophila
(pātōtara, dwarf mingimingi)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Thelymitra longifolia
(white sun orchid, māikuku)
OrchidsNot ThreatenedNative
Tmesipteris elongata
(fork fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Tmesipteris tannensis
(fork fern)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative
Typha orientalis
(raupō, bullrush)
Herbs - MonocotsNot ThreatenedNative
Urtica ferox
(ongaonga, tree nettle)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Veronica stricta var. stricta
(koromiko)
Trees & Shrubs - DicotyledonsNot ThreatenedNative
Wahlenbergia violacea
(violet harebell)
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than CompositesNot ThreatenedNative
Zealandia pustulata subsp. pustulata
(hound's tongue, kōwaowao, pāraharaha)
FernsNot ThreatenedNative