OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

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.

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.

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.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

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

Native to the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in NC-SC

Look for it on rock outcrops, mostly at high to moderate elevations, ascending to 2000m, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Follicle

 

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