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Plant Details

Sedum ternatum

Mountain Stonecrop, Wild Stonecrop, Woodland Stonecrop

Scientific Name:

Sedum ternatum

Common Name:

Mountain Stonecrop, Wild Stonecrop, Woodland Stonecrop

Plant Family

Crassulaceae (Stonecrop Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Habitat Description:

Moist forests, coves, bottomlands, shaded rock outcrops. Common in NC Mountains and Piedmont.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Lady Bird Johnson WIldflower Center - " The succulent, light-green leaves are arranged alternately or in whorls of three. Flowers are white with five, pointed petals and occur in a three-branched terminal clusters"

especially favors limestone soils

In Bloom

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Max Patch, April 2004

Closeup of Blooms

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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