The Spinifex Planter

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The Spinifex Planter by Jonathan Barran

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Photographer: Jonathan Barran (see profile)
Competition: Competition 13
Category: Plants & Planet
Location: Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand


Spinifex sericeus (spinifex) is an important sand stabilising plant occurring naturally on the coastal dunes of New Zealand.

This young helper is part of a team of volunteers from coastal communities who plant native sand binding plants to restore sand dunes and combat rising sea levels.


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