Inland Pigface
Whole
Ellura
Mouse-ear Chickweed
Prostrate
 
    
Inland Pigface (Carpobrotus modestus)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Ice Plant (Aizoaceae)
Species: Inland Pigface (Carpobrotus modestus)
This Photo:     Flower

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
Large triangular, green to purple, succulent, vertical leaves.
Brilliant purple flower with white centre.
Sprawling habit that can completely cover square metres of ground.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Sep-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)