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Species on page: 2 species in 2 genera depicted (out of around 100 species in 19 genera)
For a long time, I have called all of these Carpobrotus edulis.
However, in looking at pictures of the various Carpobrotus species
and reading descriptions of their distinguishing features,
I am not at all convinced that I can tell the difference.
Hottentot fig (Carpobrotus edulis)
Native of South Africa
use for highway erosion control in California
Considered a deleterious invasive in California State parks
As the Eskimo say, "don't eat the yellow ice" plant.
Yellow ice plant
May 25, 2014
Photographing Nature class - November 29, 2014
Dew on flower on ice
November 29, 2014
November 2, 2013
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