Sedum glaucophyllum

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Sedum glaucophyllum
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Sedum glaucophyllum
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S. glaucophyllum
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Sedum glaucophyllum

Sedum glaucophyllum, the cliff stonecrop,[1] is a species of Sedum native to the Appalachian Mountains in the eastern United States from West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.[2]

Sedum glaucophyllum is a prostrate, mat-forming evergreen perennial plant forming patches up to 30–40 cm (12–15.5 in) in diameter. The leaves are glaucous green, succulent, rounded, 1–2 cm (0.5–1 in) long and wide, arranged in a dense helix on the stems. The flowers are white, 10–12 mm (0.39–0.47 in) in diameter, with five slender, pointed petals; they are produced in clusters on erect stems up to 10 cm (4 in) tall, held above the foliage.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sedum glaucophyllum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  2. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
  3. ^ Flora of North America, Sedum glaucophyllum R. T. Clausen, 1946.