Ecology and Distribution of Silver Beech ( Nothofagus Menziesii ) in the Paringa District , South Westland , New Zealand

@inproceedings{Wardle2005EcologyAD,
  title={Ecology and Distribution of Silver Beech ( Nothofagus Menziesii ) in the Paringa District , South Westland , New Zealand},
  author={Peter Wardle},
  year={2005}
}
The Paringa district is almost completely forested below timberline, with conifer /hardwood forests pre;-ailing in the northeast, and silver beech widely dominant in the southwest, especially at the higher altitudes. In a transitional zone, silver beech grows as scattered stands, isolated by distances up to 6 km. During heavy glaciation of the mountainous part of the district, silver beech may have survived near the present coast and beyond it on land exposed by a lowered sea level. Post… CONTINUE READING