Sedella leiocarpa

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Sedella leiocarpa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Crassulaceae
Genus: Sedella
Species: S. leiocarpa
Binomial name
Sedella leiocarpa
H.K.Sharsm.
Synonyms

Parvisedum leiocarpum

Sedella leiocarpa is a rare species of flowering plant in the stonecrop family known by the common names Lake County mock stonecrop[1] and Lake County stonecrop. It is endemic to Lake County, California, where it is known from only about ten occurrences in two locations. It is a resident of drying vernal pools and rocky clay flats, where it grows in colonies. It is a federally listed endangered species. This is an annual herb growing no more than four centimeters high. It is a tiny erect reddish or yellow succulent plant with sparse leaves each a few millimeters long. The flowers have yellow to reddish petals 3 or 4 millimeters long.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sedella leiocarpa". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 November 2015. 

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