Observations in the Order: Poales

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Cyperaceae - small

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention Pond 2 banks
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 5th February 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Roughly 200mm tall.

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Panicum maximum

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mtunzini
Observed: 4th February 2016
Added: 4th February 2016
Likely ID: Panicum maximum
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

In shade. Height up to 1.4 m

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Cladium mariscus subsp. jamaicense

 Cladium mariscus subsp. jamaicense
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Groenweide
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Fresh water stream habitat

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Cladium mariscus

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By: outramps
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Location: Groeneweide Forest Trail
Observed: 11th November 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Panicum sp.

 Panicum sp.
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Groenweide
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 3rd February 2016
Likely ID: Panicum deustum
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Many-fingered Juncus

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Location: Korsman Bird Sanctuary, Benoni 1501
Observed: 16th January 2016
Added: 2nd February 2016
Likely ID: Juncus oxycarpus
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Stem expands into multiple branches, and more branches extending from the dense spikelet heads. Leaves grass-like from what I could see as it was overgrown by kikuyu. Growing in a permanently running storm water inlet, in the company of Isolepis costata and Cyperus congestus.

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Imperator grass

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mtunzini
Observed: 1st February 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

Disturbed sandy soils. Sword-like leaves. Height about 45 cm

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Orgy Reed

Orgy Reed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Echo Valley E track junctions
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Pennisetum

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Location: Tafelberg
Observed: 30th November 2015
Added: 1st February 2016
Likely ID: Pennisetum
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Tiny, fine dry land sedge

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Location: Korsman Bird Sanctuary, Benoni 1501
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Tiny (up to 10cm tall) growing in rocky area. Very fine hair-like leaves. Also grows in my garden (in the area) in untilled, unwatered soil, where I always thought it was a weed.

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Bulbostylis hispidula

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Location: Korsman Bird Sanctuary, Benoni 1501
Observed: 18th January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Small tufted sedge, up to about 20cm. Perennial growing in rocky area.

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Lolium perenne

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Location: aMont Rochelle
Observed: 8th December 2015
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Restonia

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Location: West Coast NP
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

This very conspicuous one, more than 2m tall, might have a chance for identification.

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Briza maxima

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Location: Silver mine
Observed: 7th December 2015
Added: 29th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Nogge Sedge

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention pond 1 - banks
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Roughly 400mm tall

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Knobkierie sedge

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention pond 1 - banks
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Knobkierie sedge

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention pond 1
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Grass in seasonally wetted area - help needed if possible?

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention pond 1
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:4
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Cyperus textilis

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention pond 1
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Isolepis

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention pond 1
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bolboschoenus

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention pond 1
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Schoenoplectus scirpoides - tall roundstem Cyperaceae

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention pond 1
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Tall - roughly 1.5m, round stem.

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Capereed - still going strong

Capereed - still going strong
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A13a Tokai Park
Observed: 14th January 2016
Added: 27th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Grass

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Location: Bergplaas in the Outeniquas
Observed: 22nd January 2016
Added: 26th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Just over 1m high

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Grass

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: Olifants River
Observed: 9th January 2016
Added: 26th January 2016
Likely ID: Panicum
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Sedge

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Location: Olifants River
Observed: 5th January 2016
Added: 26th January 2016
Likely ID: Isolepis
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Palmiet

Palmiet
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Limietberg Trail at Junction Pools
Observed: 7th January 2016
Added: 26th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Orgyreed

Orgyreed
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Limietberg Trail - Kromme River hut to upper Wit River
Observed: 7th January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Water Sedge

Water Sedge
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Limietberg Trail Wit River trail huts to Eerste Tol
Observed: 7th January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Young veld: less than 1 year old - the beauty of Fynbos regeneration

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Palmiet

Palmiet
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Limietberg Trail Wit River Junction Pools to Spookhous
Observed: 7th January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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