Many of the Mesembryanthema used in landscaping are commonly called "Ice
Plant" as are a number of cold hardy Sedum and Hylotelephium in the
Crassulaceae. Common names are really not that useful.
Carolyn LeCrone <cdlecrone at comcast.net> wrote in message
news:xIOdnVYyj6Egmi6jXTWcog at comcast.com...
> Is it ice plant?
> "Blaze1" <nospam at nospam.xxx> wrote in message
> news:sLucnVpFWNDWey-jXTWcoQ at giganews.com...> > Hello,
> > I need to identify a plant in my yard.
> > This plant grows creeping along the ground. The leaves are thick and
> > rubbery to touch. The flower in the picture is just under the size of a
> > dime. This plant is very robust around my yard. it has popped up in
> > places quite some distance from one another.
> > While it's not a bad looking plant, it grows rapidly and starts to over
> > the boundry of the dirt. (ie. starts to creep onto the path/patio). It
> > starts to choke out other plants, frequently growing throughout the
> > and branches of other flowers.
> > I live in Southern California.
> > Can someone please ID this plant by the picture I have posted here (same
> > pic, various sizes):
> > http://www.nfxtech.com/files/idplant_sm.jpg> > http://www.nfxtech.com/files/idplant_med.jpg> > http://www.nfxtech.com/files/idplant_lg.jpg> >
> > And if you have any background info/links on it I would also be very
> > appreciative.