ice plant

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Synonyms for ice plant

Old World annual widely naturalized in warm regions having white flowers and fleshy foliage covered with hairs that resemble ice

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In many cases, species such as European Beachgrass (Ammophila arenaria) and Iceplant (Carpobrotus edulis) were intentionally introduced to stabilize dunes and protect human infrastructure, such as homes and roads, from shifting sands (Underwood and others 2007).
In 2014, an additional 50 acres (20 hectares) of coastal dunes at Surf Beach were successfully restored through the removal of iceplant and significant dune re-contouring.
Coast buckwheat faces serious competition from vegetation that is not native to the coastal dunes ecosystem, including certain acacia, grass, and iceplant species.
as the iris of the rainbow in the iceplant's gleaming
Three of the chaparral's worst enemies in Big Sur are scotch broom, pampas grass, and iceplant.
There were stories about pampas grass, tamarisk, Cape ivy, arundo grass, pepperweed, iceplant, and cheat-grass, all involving relationships in the process of disruption.
Biological studies of iceplant scales, Pulvinariella mesembryanthemi and Pulvinaria delotti (Homoptera: Coccidae) in California (USA).
One introduced iceplant species on the West Coast draws salt from the soil; after it dies it leaves the topsoil poisoned for years.
Larger areas are covered mostly by sageleaf rockrose (Cistus salviifolius), 'Spiendens White' gazania, trailing iceplant (Drosanthemum hispidum), trailing geranium (G.