Observations in the Genus: Asparagus

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Asparagus

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By: _maddy
Sea Slug AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Ozabeni west
Observed: 22nd August 2014
Added: 7th September 2014
Identifications:1
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Description:

flowers are very sweetly scented

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Asparagus sp.

Asparagus sp.
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Location: Vandersterberg Noord
Observed: 23rd August 2014
Added: 29th August 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

Smells like garlic. Flaccid spineless plant.

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Asparagus rubicundus

Asparagus rubicundus (2)
By: Dewidine
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen Sebenza
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Location: Babilonstoren
Observed: 24th August 2014
Added: 26th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Asparagus multiflorus

Asparagus multiflorus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Herbertsdale Road R327
Observed: 22nd August 2014
Added: 25th August 2014
Identifications:1
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prickley vegies

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Babylonstoren, Simonsberg
Observed: 24th August 2014
Added: 25th August 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Spiny shrub to 1,2m with new growth

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Asparagus oliveri

Asparagus oliveri
By: EGHOliver
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Rooiberg, Calitzdorp
Observed: 23rd August 2014
Added: 23rd August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:4
Description:

Numerous erect spiny stems up to 200 mm long growing from a very large lignotuber. Flowers borne completely hidden within the spiky bottle-brush-like stems thus hardly noticeable; petals succulent, green or purple towards sun, curved over anthers and hardly opening.

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Wild asparagus 3

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 18th July 2014
Added: 21st August 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Asparagus

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By: Stevo
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Porseleinberg Riebeek-Kasteel Swartland
Observed: 12th August 2014
Added: 17th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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Wag-'n-bietjie

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By: vanrensk
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Silverboom, Somerset West
Observed: 15th August 2014
Added: 17th August 2014
Identifications:1
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Asparagus capensis var. capensis

 Asparagus capensis var. capensis
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: De Rust
Observed: 15th August 2014
Added: 17th August 2014
Identifications:1
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Kras Katdoring

Asparagus crassicladus - Hopewell 01
By: adriaan_grobler
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersFriends of Van Stadens
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Location: Hopewell Private Nature Reserve, Port Elizabeth, EC
Observed: 9th August 2014
Added: 14th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Asparagus

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Patrysberg, N of Citrusdal
Observed: 1st August 2014
Added: 13th August 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

in Graafwater Sandstone Fynbos on deep sands; to 1.2m, with a couple of stout stems and then numerous tangled branches with tips like this

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Asparagus capensis var. capensis

 Asparagus capensis var. capensis
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Kapteinskloof
Observed: 8th August 2014
Added: 10th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Asparagus

Asparagus Garies
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Location: Garies
Observed: 22nd August 2006
Added: 10th August 2014
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
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Asparagus racemosus

Asparagus racemosus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Dune Molerat Trail
Observed: 28th July 2014
Added: 5th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Katbos

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Location: C Marx
Observed: 27th July 2014
Added: 4th August 2014
Identifications:2
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Asparagus capensis var. capensis

 Asparagus capensis var. capensis
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Pauline Bohnen Nature Reserve, Stilbaai
Observed: 25th July 2014
Added: 30th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus aethiopicus

 Asparagus aethiopicus
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Pauline Bohnen Nature Reserve, Stilbaai
Observed: 25th July 2014
Added: 27th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Asparagus juniperoides

Asparagus juniperoides
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Kys 2, Vredendal
Observed: 21st July 2014
Added: 23rd July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

common in Namaqualand Spinescent Grassland; to 1m

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Katdoring

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By: Beneke74
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: R60, Barrydale
Observed: 6th July 2014
Added: 21st July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus in hedgerow

Asparagus in hedgerow
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: Assegaai Trails - Cottages
Observed: 27th June 2014
Added: 18th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Asparagus in Silvermine

Asparagus exuvialis - Silvermine
By: Sheila Robinson
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: ERF917, Table Mountain National Park
Observed: 7th July 2010
Added: 17th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Stellenbosch-20140716-01341

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Location: 10, Allemann St
Observed: 16th July 2014
Added: 16th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

I found these 2 plants in a protected Swartland Granite Renosterveld area. They look quite similar but the 2nd plant has nasty hook thorns.

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Klapmutskop

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Location: Klapmutskop
Observed: 23rd December 2013
Added: 14th July 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Asparagus Park

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Briers-Louw Nature Reserve
Observed: 11th July 2014
Added: 14th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Location: 78, Valangentabo St
Observed: 20th June 2014
Added: 10th July 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Asparagus sp.

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Location: Ngwempisi, track to lodge overlooking river, below homestead.
Observed: 19th June 2013
Added: 7th July 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Herb. Amongst rocks. Savanna/woodland.

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Asparagus sp.

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Observed: 28th May 2013
Added: 6th July 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Herb. Savanna/woodland

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Asparagus sp.

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Observed: 28th May 2013
Added: 6th July 2014
Likely ID: Asparagus
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Savanna/woodland

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Asparagus (1)

Asparagus (1)
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Location: Steinkoph Plato
Observed: 1st July 2014
Added: 2nd July 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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