OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sedum sarmentosum   FAMILY Crassulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sedum sarmentosum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 091-01-004:
Sedum sarmentosum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Stringy Stonecrop


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image of Sedum sarmentosum, Stringy Stonecrop

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_sedum_sarmentosum

May        

Yellow flowers about 0.5" wide. Escaped from cultivation in much of e. US, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Sedum sarmentosum, Stringy Stonecrop

Gill Newberry    gn08_sedum_sarmentosum

August        

Creeping stems form mats; the thick lvs flattened & usually in whorls of 3, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sedum sarmentosum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sedum sarmentosum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 091-01-004:
Sedum sarmentosum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1351

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: China

Habitat: Xeric rock outcrops, stone walls, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 3

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Follicle

 

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