Taxon  Report   2315 
Conicosia pugioniformis  (L.) N.E. Br.
False ice plant,  Narrow leaved iceplant
Conicosia pugioniformis
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Conicosia pugioniformis
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Conicosia pugioniformis
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Conicosia pugioniformis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Conicosia pugioniformis
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Conicosia
Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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XWALK: Herrea elongata
XWALK: Mesembryanthemum elongatum
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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