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Cabo da Roca (Cape Roca) is a cape which forms the westernmost point of both mainland Portugal, mainland Europe and the Eurasian land mass. The cape is in the Portuguese municipality of Sintra, west of Lisbon district, and also forms the westernmost extent of the Serra de Sintra.
Once home to a variety of plant life, Cabo da Roca has been overrun with the invasive plant species Carpobrotus edulis. This creeping, mat-forming succulent species - a member of the Stone Plant family Aizoaceae - was introduced as ground cover by local residents several decades ago, but now covers much of the arable land on Cabo da Roca.

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