Scientific nameA ground creeping succulent with a bright yellow or white flower (?) found in full sun in acid sandy soils in the flats.
Grow from seeds in winter or summer.
Take cuttings after fruiting. Add bonemeal or compost to ensure health. Cuttings and runners can be rooted in situ at any time of the year. However it is always best in autumn, which is at the beginning of its growing season. Establishment of any plant is crucial and after the cuttings have been planted water thoroughly, as once established it is self-sustaining.
We are in need of this species! Can you help? Maybe you have this species at home, or perhaps you can collect seeds or cuttings (if applicable) from friends or from a public space. If so, why don't you help establish this species in areas where it is much needed!
Conservation status: Near Threatened
This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.
Lampranthus reptans is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos