carpetweed family


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Related to carpetweed family: Mollugo verticillata
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Noun1.carpetweed family - succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
Carpobrotus, genus Carpobrotus - a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus
Dorotheanthus, genus Dorotheanthus - a caryophyllaceous genus of Dorotheanthus
genus Lithops - genus of stemless South African succulents
genus Mesembryanthemum, Mesembryanthemum - South African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight
genus Molluga, Molluga - carpetweeds
genus Pleiospilos, Pleiospilos - perennial succulents of South Africa
genus Tetragonia, Tetragonia - New Zealand spinach
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Ice plant is 'An Old World annual herb of the carpetweed family with fleshy foliage covered with glistening papillate dots or vesicles.