Patagonia Wildflowers
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common ice plant
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
common ice plant Ice Plant Family
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum Aizoaceae
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English common names
  •common ice plant
  •crystalline iceplant
Spanish common names
  •hierba del hielo
accepted scientific name
  •Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (123)
family name
  • Aizoaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 1.0 inches
Number of petals: 100
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed last week of July thru 1st week of May
Native to Africa, Sinai and southern Europe

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found
mag select
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