Marlborough Natural History

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Marlborough is home to a wide variety of plant, animal and fungi species, many unique to the region, some critically endangered, along with many more common indigenous species and a number of introduced organisms some of which have become serious pests . Due to the geographical diversity of the region, significant habitats include everything from salt marshes to alpine meadows and tussock grasslands, to temperate rainforests. According to the iNaturalist website over 1,500 different plant, animal and fungi species have been positively identified in Marlborough, and there are many others awaiting formal identification. 


Indigenous and introduced plant species found in Marlborough, NZ.


Information about animal species found in Marlborough, New Zealand


Fungi species found in Marlborough region.