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Crassula natans

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Order: Saxifragales > Family: Crassulaceae > Genus: Crassula

Crassula natans
Crassula natans

The aquatic Crassula natans flowering in winter in one of the shallow, ephemeral pools in the Cape granite of the major dome of Paarl Rock, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]