Taxon  Report   5460 
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum  L.
Common iceplant,  Crystalline ice plant
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
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Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Mesembryanthemum
Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Gasoul crystallinum
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 25, 2018).

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