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Plant: Vernonia

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Plant: Vernonia

Unread postby arks » Wed Sep 20, 2006 2:07 pm

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Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Sep 21, 2006 10:28 pm


3. Looks like something out of the Vernonia family. (Maybe natalensis / poskeana)
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Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:13 am

The Vernonia can be 1 of the 2 species mentioned by Imberbe or even V. fastigiata... difficult to tell without seeing it in real life.
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Unread postby Batmad » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:15 pm

Was asked the other day by one of my guests while guiding in Kruger what this small shrub was on the side of the road. It gives a typical bush smell and never noticed it before.

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Re: Plant ID needed

Unread postby hfglen » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:37 pm

Looks like one of the Vernonias. It *might* be in Elsa Pooley's KZN wildflower book, or maybe in one of Gerrit Germishuizen / Anita Fabian's offerings. (Thinks: maybe we need a KNP wildflower book as companion to Schmidt-et-al's tree book ...)
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Re: Plant: Vernonia

Unread postby naturelover » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:08 am

The genus Vernonia was recently moved into the genus Hilliardella
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