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Crassula umbella

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 umbella Crassula umbella

Crassula umbella flowering in autumn on the low slopes of Tafelberg above the Welbedacht Valley in the Cedarberg Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]

The annual crassula, Crassula umbella, flowering in spring amongst exposed Table Mountain sandstone rocks on the edge of the Tanqua Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa. [photo Colin Paterson-Jones ]