Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Ornithogalum hispidum subsp. bergii

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Mainly montane or sandstone outcrops.


Flowering time

December to January


A subspecies of O. hispidum, found from Darling to Hermanus. Plants 10-40cm high. Bulb tunics grey. Leaves ovate to linear, often with spotted sheathing bases. Green or dry at flowering, the margins thickened and minutely bristly. Flowers white in a narrow raceme, tepals spreading or reflexed. Seeds are densely prickly. hispidula = bristly hairs

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 29