Crassula


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Crassula

 

a genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae. There are about 300 species; most are from southern Africa. Many crassulae are cauline and phyllocauline succulents that are often grown as houseplants and greenhouse plants (for example, C. falcata and C. lycopodioides).

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Patterns similar to Isoetes are evident in Sagittaria subulata and species of Crassula, where the molar ratio of [Delta][H.
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A large plant like Crassula makes a focal point, then add colour such as gerberas to flank it.
If you are buying plants for your pond, make sure to avoid the five following non-native invasive species that since April 6 this year are now banned: Azolla filiculoides (water fern); Myriophyllum aquaticum (Parrot's fern); Hydrocotyle ranunculoides (floating pennywort); Ludwigia grandiflora (water primrose); Crassula helmsii (New Zealand pygmyweed).
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Native plant associates include crown brodiaea Brodiaea coronaria, winecup clarkia Clarkia purpurea, sand pygmyweed Crassula erecta, bluedicks Dichelostemma capitatum, sanicle Sanicula spp.
RSPB officials said it is thought to be only the second time that seawater has been used to eradicate an invading weed from Australia, known as swamp stonecrop or Crassula helmsii, from the UK.
Experts are sending the saltwater - equivalent to 32 million litres - from the River Conwy into the site for the first time since it was created more than 20 years ago, to eradicate the invading Swamp Stonecrop (or Crassula helmsii).
Bathrooms, she points out, are a particularly ideal environment for plants and suggests crassula, sempervivium, or echeveria.