pebble plant

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Noun1.pebble plant - any of several South African plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum cultivated for showy pink or white flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Mesembryanthemum, Mesembryanthemum - South African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight
ice plant, icicle plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum - Old World annual widely naturalized in warm regions having white flowers and fleshy foliage covered with hairs that resemble ice
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Pebble plants, which grow in the deserts of South Africa, disguise themselves as speckled stones.
Like many desert plants, pebble plants store precious water.
Why do pebble plants use camouflage that makes them look like rocks?