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Noun1.Calandrinia - large genus of low-growing herbs; widespread throughout tropical and warm temperate regions having usually basal leaves and panicles of purplish ephemeral flowers
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, purslane family - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
rock purslane - a plant of the genus Calandrinia
Calandrinia ciliata, red maids, redmaids - succulent carpet-forming plant having small brilliant reddish-pink flowers; southwestern United States
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Low-water, gray-blue succulents--including swaths of Senecio mandraliscae and a high-impact, sculptural aloe 'Hercules'--cool down the bright, bee-favored blossoms of Verbena bonariensis, Calandrinia spectabilis, and California poppies.
alkali-mallow Miner's Lettuce Montiaceae Family Calandrinia ciliata (Ruiz & Pav.
Trials of germination and tests of viability conducted with seeds of Berberis empetrifolia, Rumex acetosella and Calandrinia sp.