• Restio eleocharis

    Posted on This plant can be found in the sandy, dune areas of Steenbok Nature Reserve.   The dichotomously branches (type of branching in plants that results when the growing point (apical bud) divides into two equal growing points often twisted) are... Read more »
  • Curtisia dentata

    Posted on A medium to tall evergreen tree, 2-12 m and up to 20 m in height.  The leaves are simple, egg-shaped with pointed tips and coarsely toothed edges, and are arranged in opposite pairs. The leaf’s upper surface is smooth and... Read more »
  • Juncus capensis

    Posted on Tufted perennial, leaves filiform to linear; flowers in cymes, pale with dark keels. (cyme: an inflorescence in which each successive branch ends in a flower; the next flower arising in the axil of a bract). Found in damp flats and... Read more »
  • Spartina maritima

    Posted on Not listed in NEMBA legislation, however it is  troublesome and can  smother other natural vegetation. A robust grass with erect shoots. The flower panicles stand stiffly erect above the leaves which are broad, smooth and firm. The plants are very... Read more »
  • Juncus kraussii

    Posted on Dark green reed-like plant found at the ‘upper end’ of the salt marsh vegetation. Leaves cylindrical, stem-like and sharply pointed. Brown flowers in drooping panicles. Read more »
  • Brachylaena nerifolia

    Posted on A scraggly, small tree that is usually multi-stemmed, with an irregular to roundish canopy. The masses of flowers attract bees and other insects, which bring insect eating birds in search of food. The dense foliage provides suitable nesting sites. Larvae... Read more »
  • Seriphium plumosum

    Posted on This shrub might first appear to be sprawling, much-branched, grey and banal but looking closer, you can notice that the slender, wiry branches are softly woody and at right angles to the stem. These short shoots are covered with whitish,... Read more »
  • Salvia aurea

    Posted on This species was previously known as Salvia africana-lutea, however, according to the rules of botanical nomenclature, hyphenated names should not be used. This grey-hairy shrub is very well known for its aromatic leaves and can be found all over Steenbok. The... Read more »
  • Typha capensis

    Posted on This leafy aquatic perennial grows in marshy grounds and isfound in the Park in the westerly wetland area. It is a monoecious plant which has the reproductive organs in separate structures but borne on the same individual. It tends to... Read more »