Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Leptocarpus similis.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Leptocarpus similis.
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Polycultures & Guilds
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will succeed outdoors in Britain, though judging by its native range if it can be grown outdoors then it is only likely to succeed in the mildest areas of the country.
A plant of coastal areas, growing amongst dunes and in salt marshes, occasionally it is also found inland on marshy lake shores on North and South Islands.
Used for thatching houses, this is the best species in New Zealand for this purpose.
- Brooker. S. G., Cambie. R. C. and Cooper. R. C. Economic Native Plants of New Zealand. Oxford University Press ISBN 0-19-558229-2 (1991-00-00)
- Allan. H. H. Flora of New Zealand. Government Printer, Wellington. (1961-00-00)