Proceedings of the New Zealand Ecological Society (1975) 22: 57- 60

Peat deposits of northern New Zealand as based on identification of plant fragments in the peat.

Research Article
Ella O. Campbell  
  1. Department of Botany and Zoology, Massey University, Palmerston North.

Based on the identification of plant fragments four main types of peat may be distinguished in northern New Zealand, namely forest peat, sedge- peat, restiad peat and moss peat.