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Carex coriacea. Cutty grass. Rautahi.

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Carex ternaria

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Used for outer thatch of houses (Colenso 1868a)

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"The cutty-grass of the settlers was to the southern Maori known as matoreha" (Maori informant in Beattie 1920)

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28 May 2007
1 July 2020
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