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Trachyandra muricata

   (Family: Asphodelaceae)
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.9m
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water)
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
  Flower info
  Many white flowers in a widely branching panicle that is roughly hairy at the base.
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf texture Hairy
  Leaf info EDIT
  Few, sickle-shaped, rough-haired leaves.
  Seed size Length: 5mm   
  Seed info EDIT
  The fruits are hairless and 5mm long.
Description EDIT
Perennial to 90 cm with thickened roots and few, sickle-shaped, rough-haired leaves.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Stoney clay or granite slopes in scrub and renosterveld from southern Namibia to the southwestern Cape.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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