Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1355

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in moist forests, coves, bottomlands, shaded rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorled

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
4(-6) sepals
4(-6) petals

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Follicle

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sedum ternatum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 091-01-005:
Sedum ternatum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Stonecrop, Wild Stonecrop, Three-leaf Stonecrop