Observations in the Family: Asparagaceae

Common Name: Asparaguses or Behnias or Dragontrees or Hostas or Lilyofthevallies or Woolseeds

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Grahamstown Bot Gdn #2

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By: MavourneenMavourneen’s reputation in PlantsMavourneen’s reputation in Plants
Location: Grahamstown Botanical Garden
Observed: 2nd December 2010
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Definitely planted here

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Name of tree?

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Location: 3, Lonsdale Dr
Observed: 20th May 2015
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
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Waitabit

Waitabit
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
Plants expert
Location: Block A14c Tokai Park
Observed: 9th May 2009
Added: 22nd May 2015
Identifications:1
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Waitabit

Waitabit
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Block A14c Tokai Park
Observed: 23rd May 2007
Added: 20th May 2015
Identifications:2
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Katdoring

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Reserve
Observed: 13th May 2015
Added: 19th May 2015
Identifications:1
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Eriospermum groot

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Reserve
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 19th May 2015
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:2
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Little woollies

eriospermum
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Gouritsmond
Observed: 15th May 2015
Added: 16th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Eriospermum brevipes

 Eriospermum brevipes
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Fynbos Nature Reserve, Robberg Corridor
Observed: 8th May 2015
Added: 16th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Katdoring

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Location: Hexrivier, Citrusdal
Observed: 16th May 2015
Added: 16th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Asparagus rubicundus

 Asparagus rubicundus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Fynbos Nature Reserve, Robberg Corridor
Observed: 8th May 2015
Added: 13th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Aspersie

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Reserve
Observed: 13th May 2015
Added: 13th May 2015
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus

Asparagus
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kleinkliphuis circular longer trail to NE
Observed: 3rd May 2015
Added: 13th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Drakeboom

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: San Lameer
Observed: 2nd May 2015
Added: 12th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus with Flowers

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By: outramps
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Kliphuis on the Suuranys Farm on the Kouga River
Observed: 2nd May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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Woolseed

Woolseed
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Pakhuis Riverside Trail Pakhuis Pass side
Observed: 1st May 2015
Added: 11th May 2015
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
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Description:

Young veld 2 years?

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Ground leaves

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Bonniedale
Observed: 7th May 2015
Added: 9th May 2015
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
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Asparagus

Asparagus
By: melda goets
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Jack Muller Park
Observed: 8th May 2015
Added: 8th May 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
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Description:

Sand Fynbos

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Asparagus angusticladus

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By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Observed: 28th April 2015
Added: 6th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Asparagoose

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Silverstroomstrand
Observed: 3rd May 2015
Added: 4th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

One of the first to resprout - 6 weeks after fire

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PSJ Asparagus

Aparagus sp. Port St Johns 1 (2)
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Location: Port St Johns
Observed: 9th November 2008
Added: 4th May 2015
Identifications:1
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scrub

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By: albrecht@saeon.ac.za
Location: Addo Park
Observed: 1st February 2008
Added: 3rd May 2015
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Single leaved plant

IMG unknown plant (3)
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Observed: 16th April 2015
Added: 30th April 2015
Likely ID: Eriospermum
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

The plant leaf was seen alongside the cleared path, no stem visible. The leaf rested on the ground and was approx 2 cm at its widest section.

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Flowering asparagus - Calvinia

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By: carina l
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Calvinia
Observed: 25th April 2015
Added: 29th April 2015
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
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Description:

Shrub about 50 cm. Curved spines about 10 mm and small white flowers. Strong sweet smell.

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Wild asparagus, Katbos

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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 26th April 2015
Added: 27th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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asp.

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Stellenbosch mountain
Observed: 25th April 2015
Added: 27th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

one of the only green things after the Fire in Feb.

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Creeper

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By: Jimmy WhatmoreJimmy Whatmore’s reputation in PlantsJimmy Whatmore’s reputation in Plants
Location: Finsbury Estate
Observed: 23rd April 2015
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

A small, delicate creeper common in riparian bush

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little white flowers

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By: _Hoverfly
Location: on Circular Drive
Observed: 20th April 2015
Added: 21st April 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

One of the first shrubs after the burn with little white flowers

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Asparagus lignosus eight weeks after fire

Asparagus lignosus
By: Andy Selfe
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Near Elgin Grabouw Country Club
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Mother-in-law's tongue

Mother-in-law's tongue
By: Andrew Deacon
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Watervals River
Observed: 5th November 2014
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Spiky mother-in-law's tongue

Spiky mother-in-law's tongue
By: Andrew Deacon
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Watervals River
Observed: 4th November 2014
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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