Campus Courtyard

Native Plants

Lance-Leaf Live-Forever

Scientific Name  

Dudleya lanceolata (Nutt.) Britt. & Rose

Family 

Crassulaceae

General

        A medium sized, dark green succulent, growing as a rosette of elongate, blade-like leaves.  An inhabitant of rocky slopes.     

CI

     Dudleay lanceolata is fairly common on rocky north facing slopes.  This species hybridizes with the endangered Dudleya verityi on habitats around CI. 

                 

References

      More on this species at CalFlora.

      The Jepson Manual(2012:   689, Dudleya by Stephen Ward McCabe).

      Dale (2000:  102). 

      McAuley (1996:  320). 

 

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Dudleya lanceolata on hillside south of University Glen, opposite the tot-lot, CI.  The plants with blotched leaves are Collinsia heterophylla, those with finely divided leaves are Daucus pusillus (9 January 2004).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata on hillside behind Malibu Hall, CI.  Note the fern, Polypodium californicum, in the background (7 February 2013).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata on rock face behind Malibu Hall, CI (16 February 2005).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata on hillside to south of University Glen, CI (24may2005).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata on rocky slope to the north of Sage Hall, CI (27 February 2013).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata on hillside to south of Malibu Hall and University Glen, CI (28 February 2013).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata in flower on hillside to south of University Glen, CI.  (22 June 2003)

 

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Dudleya lanceolata flowers, on hillside to south of University Glen, CI  (24 May 2005).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata  in flower on hillside to the south of University Glen, CI.  Note yellow flower of Bloomeria crocea in the background (25 May 2003).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata on hillside to south of Malibu Hall and University Glen, CI (24 April 2013).

 

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Dudleya lanceolata on hillside to south of Malibu Hall and University Glen, CI (24 April 2013).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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