Christchurch Ecosystems and Planting Guides
Welcome to the Lucas Associates’ Ōtautahi Christchurch Indigenous Ecosystems guide, updated from the 1995-97 booklets. The links below shows the four broad land types or ecosystems of the city. Click for detailed mapping of the local soil-based ecosystems and a guide to the native plants that belong in each.
Four broad land types or ecosystems of the city: