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Another Mystery Succulent... Possibly carnivorous? Answered

We've had quite a bit of rain over the Summer and this charming indigenous succulent is growing like crazy all over the Baja California Coast. 

It's hard to see from the photos, but the entire plant looks like it's covered with tiny water-blisters.  It literally glistens!  The flowers open in the sunlight and close at night.  The size varies, but I've seen them grow as large as 8" tall and 2' across.  
It looks like it belongs to the Drosera (Sundew) family, but I've been unable to identify it.  

Any ideas?

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canucksgirlBest Answer (author)2012-12-07

Its from the Aizoaceae Family (Ice Plant Family). Someone posted a good image and noted it as Mesembryanthemum crystallinum.

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iceng (author)2012-12-07

Succulent plants are one of my favorite types because
some masquerade as simple rocks.


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