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Habitat

Mountain slopes

Altitude

Medium

Flowering time

Winter to spring

Description

A sturdy, erect-stemmed, shrub growing to 1,2 m from a fire-resistant root- stock. Leaves have thickened margins and flowerheads have closely packed pink to brown, fringed involucral bracts.The somewhat small heads of the narrow-leaved Hermanus form are often light yellow with dark beards.

          

          

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2017 / 3 / 29