Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Crystaline Ice Plant

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum


I know that crystalline ice plant is an invasive plant at Batiquitos Lagoon, CA, but it sure is pretty.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


jprat001 12 years ago

glad you could share this one, i heard its invasive too but its still interesting!

KarenP 12 years ago

Membranes. Looks like dew drops and when you touch it, the drops are solid but clear. Very interesting plant. and very low to the ground and tiny. Likes sandy areas in the salt marsh.

The MnMs
The MnMs 12 years ago

How come it has this appearance? is it really water drops? or like membranes?

Spotted by

California, USA

Spotted on May 28, 2011
Submitted on May 29, 2011

Related Spottings

slenderleaf ice plant Rayito de sol Barrilla Ice Plant

Nearby Spottings

Sourgrass Gopher Snake Chalk Dudleya Jerusalem Cricket
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team