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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RSPB warden Sarah Money said "Salt is the one thing known to kill the Crassula plant, so we will keep the saltwater in the lagoon for at least a year to kill it.
Los macrofitos acuaticos y semiacuaticos que lograron colonizar estos nuevos habitats corresponden en general a las comunidades de Eleocharis stenocarpa (C-4), Ranunculus flagelliformis (C-8), Elatine paramoana (C-12), Isoetes palmeri (C-13), Crassula venezuelensis (C-14) y Callitriche nubigena (C-16).
Crassula followed up a good second at Newmarket with an authoritative success to give trainer Terry Clement a first Flat win since 2009, but he was happy to let his assistant Brister take the credit.
One of the most drought-tolerant ground covers is Crassula multicava.
Many wetland plants including species such as Crassula helmsii, Elatine gratioloides, Lythrum hyssopifolium, Juncus bufonius and Isolepis, other Juncus and Epilobium species fill the ecological niche of colonisers, and rapidly colonise bare areas that may otherwise be invaded by undesirable weeds.
net) added a sinuous path of steppingstones through the shimmery mounds of 'Elijah Blue' fescue; blue-green Crassula, Echeveria, and Senecio; and orange-flowered parrot's beak (Lotus berthelotii), nestled among angular rocks.
Steve Gray,by email A IT'S Crassula ovata, the usual money plant.
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.
Bathrooms, she points out, are a particularly ideal environment for plants and suggests crassula, sempervivium, or echeveria.
6:4; Tillandsia latifolia 6:+; Crassula connata 10:+; Cyclanthera mathewsii 11:1; Calandrinia sp.