• Photo taken Locality: Libya, Aen Alzeana
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    November 2007
Common Ice Plant
Plants
Plants

Macro photo of a flower of Common Ice Plant, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum. This short sprawling annual is covered with glistering crystalline hairs. Its leaves are succulent and oval shaped. The flowers are small, with many linear white petals. It flowers from May to July and grows close to the sea, on sand or on coastal rocks.