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.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Oreosedum album (L.) Grulich