OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 11 taxa in the family Crassulaceae, Stonecrop family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Puck's Orpine, Granite Stonecrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sedum pusillum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sedum pusillum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sedum pusillum 091-01-001   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: In very thin soil (generally less than of vernally wet depressions on granite flatrocks, often in mats of the moss Hedwigia ciliata

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Elf-orpine

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Diamorpha smallii   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Diamorpha smallii   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sedum smallii 091-01-002   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: In very thin soil (generally less than 2 cm deep) of vernally wet depressions on granite and sandstone flatrocks and other acidic outcrops

Uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Mossy Stonecrop, Wallpepper, Bitter Stonecrop, Gold-moss

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sedum acre   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sedum acre   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sedum acre 091-01-003   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, gravel parking lots, disturbed areas, commonly cultivated

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Stringy Stonecrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sedum sarmentosum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sedum sarmentosum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sedum sarmentosum 091-01-004   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: Xeric rock outcrops, stone walls, disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Stonecrop, Whorled Stonecrop, Three-leaf Stonecrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sedum ternatum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sedum ternatum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sedum ternatum 091-01-005   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, coves, bottomlands, shaded rock outcrops

Common in Mountains of GA & NC, common in NC Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Cliff Stonecrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sedum glaucophyllum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sedum glaucophyllum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sedum nevii 091-01-006   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, usually basic and/or sedimentary

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: Nevius's Stonecrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sedum nevii   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sedum nevii   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: Gneiss and phyllite rock outcrops on river bluffs

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Allegheny Live-forever, Cliff Orpine, Allegheny Stonecrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hylotelephium telephioides   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sedum telephioides 091-01-009   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, mostly at high to moderate elevations, ascending to 2000 m

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in Carolinas

Native to the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Roseroot, Goldenroot, King's Crown

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Rhodiola rosea ssp. roanensis   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Rhodiola rosea   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sedum rosea 091-01-010   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: High elevation rocky summits

Historically in NC, but not recently seen

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Widow's Cross, Glade Stonecrop, Rock Moss, Lime Stonecrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sedum pulchellum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sedum pulchellum   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: Calcareous rock outcrops

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ditch-stonecrop, American Penthorum, Marsh-stonecrop

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Penthorum sedoides   FAMILY: Penthoraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Penthorum sedoides   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Penthorum sedoides 091-02-001   FAMILY: Crassulaceae

 

Habitat: Shores, drawdown areas, moist forests, floodplain forests, moist disturbed areas, ditches

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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