Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Asparagus capensis
Synonym (old name) - Protasparagus capensis
Common name - Katdoring
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Habitat On stony flats and lower slopes of mountain
Flowering time April to June
Description A rigid spiny shrub of about half a metre
On the branches there are three spines, two small and one large, growing from each stem in a whorl of leaves.
One or two scented flowers at the tip of each stem are white with a green stripe above.
Bears red berries.
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