Are there any poisonous plants on Table Mountain

The Blister Bush of Table Mountain I am not sure which plants might be poisonous if you were to eat them!, but apart from the [...]

By |January 17th, 2011|Table Mountain trees and plants|

What is that prickly plant found on Table Mountain

Climbers Friend on Table Mountain Many people whilst walking on Table Mountain find themselves brushing against a low green shrub that they soon discover is [...]

By |December 13th, 2010|Table Mountain trees and plants|

Wild flowers on Table Mountain

Some of the things to look for when walking on Table Mountain Table Mountain is a floral wonder. In a relatively small area almost 1500 [...]

By |October 22nd, 2010|Table Mountain trees and plants|

The Camphor bush of Table Mountain

Don't forget to "smell the roses"  whilst hiking on Table Mountain One of the most enjoyable things about a walk on Table Mountain is the [...]

By |September 1st, 2010|Table Mountain trees and plants|

Protea walks on Table Mountain

Explore the Fynbos plant kingdom on a guided hike on Table Mountain One of the best things to see whilst walking on Table Mountain is [...]

The Red Disa’s of Table Mountain

Plants to look for on a Table  Mountain hike During the first few months of the year one of the greatest attractions of Table Mountain [...]

By |January 25th, 2010|Table Mountain trees and plants|

The carniverous plants of Table Mountain

What to look out for on a Table Mountain hike The sundews on Table Mountain, are generally found in damp areas. Belonging to the family [...]

By |November 19th, 2009|Table Mountain trees and plants|

The Pincushions of Table Mountain

Plants to see on a Table Mountain  hike Pincushions are part of the Protea family and are abundant on the Table Mountain Chain. The flower [...]

By |October 12th, 2009|Table Mountain trees and plants|

The Cape Floral Kingdom

The plant life on Table Mountain The Fynbos plant kingdom is the smallest and most diverse in the  world. There are only 6 recognized floral kingdoms [...]

By |September 21st, 2009|Table Mountain trees and plants|

The Arum Lilly

The beautiful Arum lillies of Table  Mountain   A common sight at the traffic lights of Cape Town are the flower sellers, with arms full [...]

By |September 15th, 2009|Table Mountain trees and plants|