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New Zealand Silver Fern

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The Silver Tree Fern is also known as ponga. It is endemic to New Zealand and grows up to 10 m or more.

The tree is known for its silver colour underneath the fronds. This makes them useful for laying on the ground as a marker when a person is lost in the bush.



  

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