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Bulbine annua

   (Family: Asphodelaceae)
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.2 - 0.4m
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
Biome: Fynbos
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
Flower shape
Flower type
  Flower info
  Dense raceme of yellow flowers on long pedicels.
Leaf shape EDIT
  Leaf info EDIT
  Many succulent or fleshy quill-like leaves
  Seed info EDIT
  Fruits are globular
Description EDIT
Tufted annual, 15-40 cm, with wiry roots.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Sandy soils along the coast in the southwestern Cape.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  


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