Observations in the Species: Adenogramma rigida

Common Name: Rigid Muggiegrass

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Dull but Alive

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By: Hedi Stummer
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Dassenberg
Observed: 31st March 2017
Added: 4th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Prostrate Plant. Needle-like leaves in a bristly brush, Tiny capsules on thread-like peduncles spreading distantly.

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Adenogramma rigida

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Sandown, Milnerton Estates
Observed: 1st March 2016
Added: 1st March 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

perennial;, long sprawling branches; on acid sands; about 200 plts here in 1ha patch; threatened by alien and proposed development; hopefully at least half population will be included within proposed ecological corridor to BCA; very few extant records in the Cape Flats; Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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Muggiegras

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: Ganzekraal Reserve
Observed: 19th August 2015
Added: 20th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Endangered - Only saw three in one spot that had not burnt. Threatened by frequent fires and invasive aliens (Port Jacksons)

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Funky one!

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By: jacquesvdmerwe
Botanical Society of South AfricaCity of Cape Town Biodiversity Management BranchCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersDarling Wildflower Society
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Location: Rondeberg Rd, Greater Chatsworth
Observed: 19th June 2014
Added: 20th June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

Any ideas?

Leaves in clusters, long and spikey.

Maybe Asparagus?

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By: Anri Marais
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Mamre Nature Garden
Observed: 3rd February 2014
Added: 10th February 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Adenogramma rigida

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Rooihoogte Flats
Observed: 28th December 2010
Added: 9th February 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Peninsula Sandstone Fynbos; was thought to be a Cape Flats endemic (where extinct), until discovered here; sprawling, with perennial branches to 1m long; lvs quite robust; sandy plateaus, where fairly rare and very local

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