• Sporobolus africanus

    Posted on It is a perennial or biennial, tufted wiry grass that is strongly rooted in the soil and has long, thin, cylindrical seed heads. This species flowers throughout the year, however, mostly from October to June. This species is common in disturbed... Read more »
  • Poa annua

    Posted on Not listed in NEMBA legislation, however it is  troublesome and can  smother and out compete other natural vegetation. Grows in wet disturbed places, usually in the shade, and where moisture is available in the winter. It is regarded as weed... Read more »
  • Pennisetum clandestinum

    Posted on Although Kikuyu comes from central Africa, it is a valued grazing source for the dairy industry  and for that reason it has  been removed from the NEMBA listing. Kikuyu grows profusely in disturbed places especially in damp soil. Besides being... Read more »
  • Lagurus ovatus

    Posted on Not listed in NEMBA legislation, however it is  troublesome and can  smother and out compete other natural vegetation, however it doesn’t pose a problem where it occurs in the Reserve, so it will not be removed. Grows in disturbed places... 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 »
  • Imperata cylindrica

    Posted on Grows in poorly drained and damp soil, such as found in the Park, where it can form dense areas of growth. Due to the general hardness of its leaves it is seldom eaten by animals. It is most valuable in... Read more »
  • Eragrostis curvula

    Posted on Grows in disturbed places, mostly in well drained fertile soil in regions with a high rain fall with overgrazed and trampled veld. It is the most important cultivated pasture in the inland highveld regions of South Africa. It is often... Read more »
  • Cynodon dactylon

    Posted on Kweek grows in all types of soil, especially sandy, and is found in disturbed damp places. It is probably the most useful grass as it can endure heavy grazing and offers excellent pasture. It remains green until late in the... Read more »