Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3244

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare, endemic to the Central and Southern Appalachians (extending into the Piedm

Look for it on rock outcrops, usually basic and/or sedimentary, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Flowers are sessile.
Bisexual
4-merous
4 sepals
5 petals
8 stamens
Inflorescence a cyme

FRUIT:
Summer

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sedum glaucophyllum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sedum glaucophyllum   FAMILY Crassulaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 091-01-006:
Sedum nevii   FAMILY Crassulaceae

LESS THAN Sedum nevii

 

COMMON NAME:
Cliff Stonecrop


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image of Sedum glaucophyllum

Keith Bradley    kab_s_glaucophyllum_9136

May    Bedford County    VA

Blue Ridge Parkway

Leaves pale green or bluish-green, sometimes with a glaucous coating, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Sedum glaucophyllum

Keith Bradley    kab_s_glaucophyllum_9139

May    Bedford County    VA

Blue Ridge Parkway

Petals spreading, lanceolate; filaments white; anthers dk red to almost purple, per Flora of North America.