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Aspalathus rubiginosa

Aspalathus rubiginosa

Erect or spreading shrub up to 80 cm. Leaves are trifoliolate. Leaflets hairy, cylindrical, rigid or soft, spine-tipped. Flowers (October to December) in terminal heads of 5 or less, yellow, fading to red, wings and keel hairless, standard woolly on the back but hairless in front, calyx sparsely hairy or hairless, calyx lobes needle-like and resembling leaflets.

Distribution in the Hex

Flats of Hex River Arid Alluvium Fynbos. Slopes of De Doorns Sandstone Fynbos and possibly of South Hex Sandstone Fynbos.