Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Pelargonium pinnatum
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Habitat Clay or sandstone slopes and flats
Flowering time September to April
Description A perennial plant up to 20 cm with a subterranean tuber. The leaves with long hairy petioles are divided into hairy leaflets, and are often absent or withering at flowering. The flowers may be pink, purple, white or pale yellow with fine markings or a darker spot on the upper petals. The flower stalk is hairy. Five fertile stamens are present.
'pinnate' refers to the pinnate leaves which are arranged along a common axis
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