Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1354

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont)

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

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 091-01-009:
Sedum telephioides   FAMILY Crassulaceae

 

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


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image of Hylotelephium telephioides

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

        

image of Hylotelephium telephioides

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

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_h_telephioides3

August        VA

Skyline Drive

image of Hylotelephium telephioides

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_h_telephioides5

August        VA

Skyline Drive

Up to 18" tall, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.