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 Elegia capensis   Elegia capensis
 Elegia capensis   Elegia capensis
 Elegia capensis   Elegia capensis


Marsh, streams and seasonally wet sandy soil


10m - 1,200m

Flowering time

October to November


Tall restio up to 3 metres. From the Greek "elegia" , song of lamentation.




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2017 / 3 / 29