Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Arctopus echinatus
Common name - Platdoring, Pokkiesdoring
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Habitat Frequent on sand, granite flats and slopes
Flowering time May to August
Description A prickly perennial pressed to the soil.
Leaves are diamond to oval-shaped with hairy margins.
The male flowers are pink or white.
The female, which is a separate plant, has yellow-green flowers surrounded by spiny leafy bracts.
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