Taxon  Report   5460 
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum  L.
common iceplant, crystalline ice plant
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate - ALERT (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
© 2000 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
© 2004 Heath McAllister
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: AIZOACEAE  
Genus: Mesembryanthemum
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Gasoul crystallinum
 Information about  Mesembryanthemum crystallinum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MECR3)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 30, 2014).

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