Freshwater aquatic plants

The centre provides research, services and solutions spanning the spectrum of freshwater plant problems within New Zealand.

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    Resource survey and information

    An ability to discover basic information about plants in waterways is the foundation to solving a spectrum of problems that face our freshwaters today.
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    Biodiversity services

    Native freshwater plants in New Zealand include species and assemblages found nowhere else, but these are under threat from invasive introduced weeds and fish, from decreasing water quality, and destruction of habitat.
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    Aquatic plant overview, weed management options & freshwater plant ID guides.