Plants terrestrial, perennial. Stems erect or decumbent, reddish green in age, branched, 20-40 cm. Leaf blades obovate to broadly elliptic, 20-50 mm, apex obtuse or emarginate. Inflorescences lax, flowers 2 per node. Pedicels 3-8 mm. Flowers 4-merous; sepals broadly trian-gular, 1-2 mm, apex acute; petals narrowly triangular, 3-4 mm. Follicles erect, 12-20-seeded, obliquely lanceoloid; old follicles not seen. Seeds ellipsoid, 0.3-0.4 mm, rarely formed, other characters not known. Flowering Feb. Disturbed areas; 0-50 m; introduced; Calif.; Africa (South Africa). Crassula multicava is reported from Monterey and San Mateo counties.