Mount Taranaki (or Egmont) is a volcano in the south west part of the North Island. There’s a national park covering the mountain area.
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Bizarre shapes of moss around tree branches, Egmont National Park, North Island
Many trees and bushes were dead due to possum damage. Egmont National Park, North Island
Delicate fern-looking plant cohabits with lichens on a large trunk.
This Spanish moss looks like a bird’s nest.
The stunted growth of bushes is an indication of the harshness of winters in the area. Egmont National Park, North Island.
Those white flowers attract bumblebees. Egmont National Park, North Island
Another type of white flower.
A well-developed colony of lichens. Egmont National Park, North Island