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Coppery Mesemb *
Malephora crocea


Family: Aizoaceae (FIG-MARIGOLD).
Other common names: coppery mesembryanthemum, crocea iceplant.
Generic common name: MALEPHORA.

Photographs from SMMNRA: coastal strand, Sept 2007.

Characteristics: non-Native, Red, Large, Solitary, Simple, Herbaceous, Perennial, Winter, Early Spring, Late Spring.

Note: Invasive exotic.

Note: The plants at CNM have been listed with a different subspecies or variety than the SMM cousin shown here and may appear slightly different (CNM: Malephora crocea var. purpureocrocea).
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Can form very dense mats



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