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Cabbage tree, Harataonga, New Zealand Photo
Cabbage tree, Harataonga

Found in areas where water is plentiful, like this peaceful seaside lagoon, the cabbage tree speaks strongly of New Zealand. The clusters of sweet-scented white flowers contrast with lush green native forests inland. Early European settlers used the young leaves as a substitute for cabbage, which led to its common name. The root was traditionally cooked and eaten by Maori people.

SOURCE: Scott Venning, courtesy of New Zealand Tourism, used with permission


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