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Plant propagation
It is preferable to propagate plants by seeds rather than cuttings or by division. This ensures maximum genetic diversity is maintained.

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Baumea rubiginosa
Height: 1m;  Spread: 1.5m
Orange nut sedge (Sedge & Rush-like)
Slender green rush-like foliage. Creeping rhizome in swamps helps erosion control and acts as a water purifier. It can be identified by the orange seeds.
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Photo gallery:
Old north Road Waimauku in a regenerating wetland