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Plant ID needed

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sun Oct 19, 2008 6:32 pm

I was fascinated by the plants that grew amongst the rock and grass at Golden Gate Highlands NP. Anyone able to help with ID please? And further info.

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Re: Plant ID needed

Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:23 pm

#2 I would say is Helichrysum aureum. (Everlasting Aureum Superbum)

#3 look like one of many white-flowered, cushion-forming Helichrysums in the Drakensberg and my best guess would be Helichrysum confertum. (Kooigoed)
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Re: Plant ID needed

Unread postby Imberbe » Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:16 pm


Thanks JB! :thumbs_up:
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Plant: Everlasting, Sewejaartjie (Helichrysum)

Unread postby kjii » Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:19 pm


I found this plant in my garden in windhoek.
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Re: What is this plant?

Unread postby hfglen » Sat Aug 28, 2010 10:30 pm

It's one or another kind of everlasting -- somewhere near Helichrysum cerastioides. A colleague of mine has recently posted an interactive key to the southern African everlastings on -- by all means try it out.
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