Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Anemone tenuifolia
Common name - Syblom, Wildanemone, Windflower
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Habitat Moist mountain slopes.
Flowering time June to November. Flowers profusely after fires.
Description Herbaceous, perennial plants with dark-green, dissected leaves. The hairy flowers are shades of pink or white, pedicels long, up to 50cm. The bracts are leaf-like and are some distance below the sepals.
From Greek: anemos, wind: = either because they grow in windy places or open under the influence of wind, or because the petals blow away in the wind!
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