Hylotelephium telephioides

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Allegheny stonecrop
Hylotelephium telephoides Shenandoah National Park Hawksbill.jpg
Hylotelephium telephioides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Hylotelephium
Species: H. telephioides
Binomial name
Hylotelephium telephioides
Synonyms[1]
  • Anacampseros telephioides (Michx.) Haw.
  • Sedum telephioides

Hylotelephium telephioides is a plant in the stonecrop family, Crassulaceae. Its common names include Allegheny stonecrop and live-forever. Its native range extends from Georgia to Illinois and New York, and it has introduced populations in Ontario.[1] In the wild, it is found on rock outcrops, especially at moderate to high elevations.[2]

Description[edit]

Hylotelephium telephioides is a herbaceous plant with alternate, simple leaves, on succuulent stems, with sparse, irregular toothing. The flowers are pale pink, borne in fall -- the similar species Hylotelephium spectabile and H. telephium both flowers that are a significantly darker pink.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "USDA PLANTS". 
  2. ^ Alan S. Weakley (April 2008). "Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and Surrounding Areas". 

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