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At first, I thought these were just a purple morph of Carpobrotus edulis, which is shown in my last spotting. However, upon looking at the leaves I noticed it looked a bit different. The leaves and flowers are a bit smaller that C. edulis. The leaves also seemed to spread out more wide, whereas the C. edulis leaves seemed to go more upward. I'm not positive, but I think the last two photos shows a hybridized plant between the two species. The two species are known to hybridize readily.
On the cliffs at Schoolhouse Beach overlooking Bodega Bay.
Lat: 38.31, Long: -123.03
Spotted on Nov 3, 2018
Submitted on Jan 5, 2019