Sedum dasyphyllum

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Sedum dasyphyllum
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A Sedum dasyphyllum with flowers out a rural house in Southern Italy
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S. dasyphyllum
Binomial name
Sedum dasyphyllum
Synonyms

Sedum burnatii

Detail of stems

Sedum dasyphyllum[1][2] also named Sedum burnatii and commonly known as Corsican stonecrop[3] or thick-leaved stonecrop,[4] is a low-growing succulent flowering plant of the genus Sedum in the family Crassulaceae.

Description[edit]

It is a small perennial plant with green/turquoise or gray/green opposite leaves and a creeping stem forming shrubs.[5] Its flowers are white and small with little black dots on the petals and green ovaries. The Sedum dasyphyllum, typical of the Mediterranean region, usually grows among the rocks, especially among the tuff walls of rural areas.

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Subspecies and varieties[edit]

  • Sedum dasyphyllum subsp. dasyphyllum[6]
  • Sedum dasyphyllum subsp. glanduliferum
  • Sedum dasyphyllum subsp. granatense
  • Sedum dasyphyllum var. microphyllum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sedum dasyphyllum at desert-tropicals.com
  2. ^ (in French) Sedum dasyphyllum on tela-botanica.org
  3. ^ Nancy J. Ondra (15 April 2007). Foliage: Astonishing Color and Texture Beyond Flowers. Storey Publishing. p. 177. ISBN 978-1-58017-648-4. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  4. ^ Thick-leaved Stonecrop page on maltawildplants.com
  5. ^ Sedum dasyphyllum on backyardgardner.com
  6. ^ (in French) Sedum dasyphyllum subsp. dasyphyllum on tela-botanica.org

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