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Carpobrotus edulis


Common Name(s): Ice Plant, Hottentot Fig, Sea Fig
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Distribution: South Africa (Africa)
Habit: Creeping, Cushion
Flower: Yellow, PinkEncounterability: Common Worldwide
Species Notes: A robust succulent that is now naturalized in many parts of the world. It is used widely as a landscape plant along highways in California. Grows readily from cuttings and soon takes over. Considered invasive.
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Carpobrotus edulis
C. edulis
Picture taken at: John and Yingtsih Balcom's Private Collection

Photographer: John Balcom
Carpobrotus edulis
C. edulis
Picture taken at: John and Yingtsih Balcom's Private Collection

Photographer: John Balcom
Carpobrotus edulis
C. edulis
Picture taken at: John and Yingtsih Balcom's Private Collection

Photographer: John Balcom
Carpobrotus edulis
C. edulis
Picture taken at: Pacific Grove, California

Photographer: John Balcom

Carpobrotus edulis subsp. parviflorus


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Distribution: South Africa (Africa)
Habit: Creeping, Cushion
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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