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Botany Report: Table of Contents

Introduction.......................................................................................................................... 2
Existing Vegetation and Flora.......................................................................................... 3
Potential Impact of Hydro Scheme................................................................................. 7
Conclusions......................................................................................................................... 8

Figure 1.   Upper Glen Glye catchment........................................................................... 8
Figure 2.   Schizaea fistulosa fern................................................................................... 8
Figure 3.   Proposed Pipeline Route................................................................................ 9
Figure 4.  Detail of the Vegetation.................................................................................... 9
Figure 5.   Glen Gyle Vegetation...................................................................................... 10
Figure 6.   Fungus Pleurotes............................................................................................ 10
Figure 7.   The old road to Richmond Flat..................................................................... 11
Figure 8.   The Richmond Flat Basin.............................................................................. 11
Figure 9.   The Parapara River........................................................................................ 12
Figure 10.   Richmond Flat............................................................................................... 12
Figure 11.  Confluence of the Parapara River and Glen Gyle Creek...................... 13
Figure 12.   Lower Glen Gyle Creek Vegetation.......................................................... 13
Figure 13.   Vegetation around Parapara River/Glen Gyle Creek Confluence..... 14
Figure 14.   Richmond Flat Swamp................................................................................ 15
Figure 15.   Richmond Flat Swamp II............................................................................. 15
Figure 16.   Swamp Coprosma & Kahikatea Forest.................................................. 16
Figure 17.  Detail of wetter part of Swamp.................................................................. 16
Figure 18.   Stone Embankment..................................................................................... 17
Figure 19.   Northern Rata: Glen Gyle Creek................................................................ 18

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