Calflora
Taxon  Report   1659    
Carpobrotus chilensis  (Molina) N. E. Br.
Sea fig
Carpobrotus chilensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
Observation Search
(755 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: AIZOACEAE  
Genus: Carpobrotus

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carpobrotus aequilateralus
PLANTS: Mesembryanthemum chilense
ICPN: Carpobrotus aequilaterus
More information about  Carpobrotus chilensis

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 28, 2020).