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Sedum album L.
Family Crassulaceae
Sedum album L. APNI*

Description: Glabrous, laxly tufted small shrub with creeping, woody stems; flowering stems 5–18 cm high, erect; non-flowering shoots much shorter.

Leaves alternate, 4–12 mm long, ± terete but somewhat flattened on upper surface, obtuse, scarcely spurred, varying from linear-cylindrical to ovoid-globose, usually reddish, spreading or suberect.

Inflorescence a dense ± corymbose cyme. Flowers 1.5–3 mm diam. shortly stalked. Sepals united at the base, c.1 mm long. Petals ± acute, white or rarely pink.

Follicles pink, erect.


Flowering: Flowers summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Naturalized in disturbed areas in Cabramurra district. Native of Eur.
NSW subdivisions: *ST
AVH map***

Text by J. Everett & E. H. Norris
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)


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