OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Hylotelephium telephioides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Hylotelephium telephioides

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 091-01-009:

Sedum telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Anacampseros telephioides

 

COMMON NAME:
Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop


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image of Hylotelephium telephioides, Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sete_001_lvd

        

image of Hylotelephium telephioides, Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop

JK Marlow    jkm220517_7900

May    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

image of Hylotelephium telephioides, Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop

JK Marlow    jkm220517_7904

May    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

image of Hylotelephium telephioides, Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_h_telephioides1

August        VA

Skyline Drive

A rounded terminal cluster of pink flowers about 3" across, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998).

image of Hylotelephium telephioides, Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_h_telephioides3

August        VA

Skyline Drive

image of Hylotelephium telephioides, Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_h_telephioides5

August        VA

Skyline Drive

Up to 18" tall, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998).

image of Hylotelephium telephioides, Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop

Samantha Tessel    sam_ukvo8250

August    Greenville County    SC

Chestnut Ridge Heritage Preserve

Tallest Sedum of our southern mtns, w well-spaced obovate leaves 1-2" long, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Hylotelephium telephioides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hylotelephium telephioides

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 091-01-009:
Sedum telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Anacampseros telephioides

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1354

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: rock outcrops, mostly at high to moderate elevations, ascending to 2000 m, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in Carolinas

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink/Whitish
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Follicle

 

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