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Rock Purslane

Calandrinia

Description:

Fleshy gray-green leaves form rosettes . Long flower spikes carrying several buds grow from the center of the rosettes. The poppy-like flowers open for only one day, but since there a multiple buds on each stem they seem to be blooming continuously from spring through the end of fall.

Habitat:

Casa Romantica grounds. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991, Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens was built by city father Ole Hanson as his family home in 1927. The grounds feature succulent gardens, original tile walkways, a small amphitheater, all kinds of nooks and crannies, and sweeping ocean views.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

San Clemente, California, USA

Spotted on May 25, 2013
Submitted on Jun 5, 2013

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