Plant: Vernonia

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Re: Kruger plants

Unread post by Batmad »

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.

Anyone know what it is? :D

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Re: Plant ID needed

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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

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The genus Vernonia was recently moved into the genus Hilliardella
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