Wild stock

Wild stock

Heliophilia juncea

Scientific name

Wand-like shrublet to 1m with narrow to oblong leaves; bears racemes of white to pink or purple flowers with narrowly paddle-shaped petals 8-20mm long; fruits are discus-shaped and warty. Flowering best after fire; very variable in growth form and flower size.

Mustard Family

Information sourced from 'Field Guide to Fynbos' by John Manning. Struik Nature, Cape Town, 2007.

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Important characteristics

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

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