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SUCCULENTS

Two main groups of plants come under the heading "succulent." The first, and largest, is composed of plants which Nature has armed againstthe aridness of their natural habitats by providing them with fleshy structures peculiarly adapted for storing water during the rainy season-a season which, in most instances, is at best short and often of irregular occurrence. Whenthe wet period has passed, and the long dry season plods through interminable days of heat

PARTIAL LIST OF SUCCULENTS FOR HOUSE CULTURE

AGAVE (Century Plant) {short description of image} HECHM
ALOE   HUERNIA
COTYLEDON   KALANCHOE (Air Plants)
CRASSULA   MESEMERYANTHEMUM (Fig-marigold)
ECHEVERIA   SEDUM and SEMPERVIVUM
EUPHORBIA   SENECIO (Groundsel)
GASTERIA (Hart's Tongue)   STAPELIA (Starfish flower. Carrion flower)
HAWORTHJA  

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