Sophora microphylla   kowhai

Life Form:

Flowers Seeds Dispersal:
Pollinated by birds, particularly tui. The seed coat is impervious to water. Seeds can be carried in the waterways without any risk of premature germination

Forest margins. Found along riverbanks and lake shores where they get plenty of sunlight. In the Waikato Ecological Region it is found along the higher, more remote banks of the Waikato River and some tributaries where native vegetation persists