This suc­cu­lent has me stumped. What kind is it?

Birds & Blooms - - Ask The Experts - Betty Fowler RED­DING, CAL­I­FOR­NIA

All the lit­tle plantlets, or small plants, that grow on the edges of the leaves in­spired one of this plant’s com­mon names, mother of thou­sands. It is also known as devil’s back­bone and al­li­ga­tor plant, and botan­i­cally as Bryophyl­lum dai­gre­mon­tianum. As a suc­cu­lent, it grows best in full sun and well-drain­ing soils. When the plantlets drop to the soil, they root and grow. It’s not a prob­lem in­doors, but when grown out­doors in frost-free ar­eas, the plantlets may be­come a nui­sance. And be­ware: It is toxic to peo­ple, cats and dogs.


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