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Elegia filacea

   (Family: Restionaceae)
   
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.5m
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred altitude: 0 - 2100m
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily)
Biome: Fynbos
 
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Flower colours
 
Brown
 
  Flower info
  The flowers are well exposed.
 
 
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Deciduous
 
 
 
 
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Description EDIT
Delicate, tufted perennial to 50cm, with slender, unbranched stems, and deciduous leaf sheaths.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Damp sandy flats and slopes to 2100m, often in large stands, in the Western and Eastern Cape.
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References

 
  • John Manning,(2008),Field guide to Fynbos,Struik  
 
 

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