Sedum album L.
white stonecrop

Introduction to Vascular Plants


© Jamie Fenneman     (Photo ID #10177)


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Distribution of Sedum album
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Species Information

Perennial herb from a stout rhizome; mat-forming; stems decumbent to ascending, several, branched above, 10-20 cm tall/long, glabrous.
Stem leaves alternate, smooth, evergreen, 6-12 mm long, nearly round in cross section, linear-oblong to ellipsoid, succulent, unstalked, usually broadest above the midlength and tapered to the base, usually somewhat flattened.
Inflorescence of terminal, umbrella-shaped clusters; petals white, obtuse, about equal to the stamens.
Follicles, spreading.

SourceThe Illustrated Flora of British Columbia


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Habitat and Range

Dry gravelly areas in the lowland zone; rare garden escape in SW BC; introduced from Eurasia.

SourceThe Illustrated Flora of British Columbia


Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Oreosedum album (L.) Grulich