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|Family: Iridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Watsonia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Watsonia marginata (L. f.) Ker Gawl.
Stem: 1--1.5 m. Leaf: 3--4, 45--80 cm, < 5 cm wide, margins heavily thickened. Inflorescence: > 30-flowered, generally with many +- erect branches. Flower: perianth 3.5--4.5 cm, lobes 1--1.5 cm, ovate-oblong.
Ecology: Disturbed ground, roadsides; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to southern Africa. Flowering Time: Apr--May Note: Sometimes persisting from garden waste.
eFlora Treatment Author: Peter Goldblatt
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Watsonia
Next taxon: Watsonia meriana
Citation for this treatment: Peter Goldblatt 2017. Watsonia marginata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=48518, accessed on February 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 24, 2017.