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The scientific name of Echeveria plant is Echeveria Crassulaceae and the plant care is similar to that of other succulents. There are about one hundred and fifty cultivated varieties of Echeveria plant. Most of the plant species are native to areas of southwest Texas and into South America and the plant thrive in punishing heat and dry conditions. The Echeveria plant has broad, fleshy leaves, often topped with spines that are adapted to holding water and preventing evaporation. A firm touch of this plant can really mar the skin and leave marks. To learn how to take care of Echeveria visit is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to