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)
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)