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Capperia sepiaria - Wild Caper Bush

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Marelize Keyter
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Capperia sepiaria - Wild Caper Bush

Unread post by Marelize Keyter » Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:31 am

We camped in Satara last year somewhere between August and September.

I got really ill from sinus attacks due to a flowering bush near the caravan.

The past weekend my daughter visited friends in Hoedspruit area, encountered the same bush with the same results.

Can someone please identify the bush?

thanks

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MPA
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Location: Nelspruit

Re: Shrub / Tree in Satara - Hoedspruit area

Unread post by MPA » Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:50 pm

Hi Marelize,
You got me going and did a bit of research, this is the answer I got:
Dear Norman
This looks like one of the indigenous Capparis species (Family Capparidaceae), possibly Capparis sepiaria (wild caper bush).

Regards
Lesley

Hope that helps. :lol:


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