Observations in the Family: Brassicaceae

Common Name: Cabbages

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Small heliophila

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge Common
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Location: Richtersveld - the road from Eksteenfontein to Khubus
Observed: 16th September 2016
Added: 30th September 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Growing on the side of the road to Khubus. Really arid and windy conditions.

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Heliophila, Klok se Poort near Goedverwacht

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Location: Klok se Poort, near Goedverwacht
Observed: 13th September 2016
Added: 21st September 2016
Identifications:2
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Description:

About 40cm tall. Blue flowers. Fruit not beaded.

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Pink Heliophila

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By: outramps
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Location: Gamkaberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 20th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Magenta Heliophila

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By: outramps
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Location: Gamkaberg
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 20th September 2016
Identifications:2
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Heliophila

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By: outramps
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Location: Gamkaberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 19th September 2016
Identifications:2
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Comments:1
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Heliophila africana

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: N Citrusdal, Kriedou, k1
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 19th September 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

to 1m tall; common in sandy soils, often where partly disturbed; annual

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Helio

Helio
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Location: Pauline Bohnen
Observed: 11th September 2016
Added: 18th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Canola (Brassicaceae)

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Location: N2 between Swellendam and Heidelberg
Observed: 15th September 2016
Added: 18th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Heliophila glauca?

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Gamkaberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 17th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

1m tall woody stemmed plant with blue green leaves.

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Heliophila scoparia var. aspersa

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By: Knysna Wildflowers
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Rooiberg Peak Track
Observed: 10th September 2016
Added: 16th September 2016
Identifications:2
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Description:

On edge of south facing cliff. Plant to 1.5m tall

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Heliophila macowaniana

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By: Douglas Euston-BrownPlants expert
Location: Onderplaas, Worcester
Observed: 26th August 2016
Added: 13th September 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Annual to 30 cm tall

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Sunny cabbage

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Matsikamma, Kobee area
Observed: 18th August 2016
Added: 12th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Heliophila elata

Helio elata fls
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Tengietersfontein 2, Suid Bokkeveld
Observed: 7th September 2016
Added: 12th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

long lived perennial to 2m tall; seemingly rare in the Suid Bokkeveld, perhaps because of a serious lack of fire; in deep sands; no iminnet threats here, but area at risk of future cultivation

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No idea!

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Location: McGregor Koppies
Observed: 4th September 2016
Added: 11th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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the curious Chamira

Chamira
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Piekenierskloof Pass, old quarry
Observed: 8th September 2016
Added: 9th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

see previous obs of this oddity; brittle, fragile; south facing loamy slopes with tms, in shade

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Heliophila sp.

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Location: Krans Nature Reserve, McGregor
Observed: 6th September 2016
Added: 7th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Weed

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By: Stevo
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Porseleinberg Riebeek Valley, Swartland
Observed: 24th August 2016
Added: 5th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Description:

One of the seedlings emerging from soil samples taken from a north-facing slope for a study of renosterveld soil seed banks. It looks like an alien weed, and I have seen it in old fields in the area too.

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Unknown plant species

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By: Susan Wishart
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Westlake Stream - Arum Lily Pond
Observed: 3rd September 2016
Added: 4th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Sample collected as part of river assessment (with Western Leopard Toad tadpoles)

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Unknown species (front plant and back plant)

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By: Susan Wishart
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Westlake Stream, Arum Lily Pond
Observed: 3rd September 2016
Added: 4th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Marginal vegetation - observed during river assessment project

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Sunlover

Heliophila (2)
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Koude Vlakte
Observed: 29th August 2016
Added: 2nd September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Indian Mustard

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Location: Helderberg, Old Pine Plantation 1
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 2nd September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Mediterranean Mustard (Brassica tournefortii)

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Location: Brittania Bay, West Coast
Observed: 1st September 2016
Added: 1st September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:8
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Helio

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Location: Skulpiesbay NR
Observed: 31st August 2016
Added: 31st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Heliophila carnosa

Heliophila carnosa
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
Plants expert
Location: Witteberg, S of Matjiesfontein, 3
Observed: 25th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

to 1m tall, amongst renosterbos, on clays; uncommon

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Heliophila amplexicaulis

Helio amplexicaulis
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Witteberg, S of Matjiesfontein, 2
Observed: 25th August 2016
Added: 29th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

annual to 25cm; fls white; sandy loams, quite common

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All I want for crithmith are some folia

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Swartdam, Porcelainberg
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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White Sporrie

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Bulshoek dam area north of Clanwilliam
Observed: 18th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wild mustard?

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Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 26th July 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

As part of a fynbos seed bank analysis, this species emerged from a soil sample that was taken from an area that was cleared of a pine plantation in 2014 and burnt in 2015. It is from the patch nearest to the entrance gate.

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Heliophila

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Location: 2 Gannas Trail, Steenboksvlakte Farm
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Masses of tiny white flowers

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Location: 2 Gannas Trail, Steenboksvlakte Farm
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 21st August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Description:

On a cool, moist south-facing slope above a stream bed

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