Sedum acre L.


Spreading, generally mat-forming perennial herb. Leaves alternate, 2-7 mm long, fleshy, mostly ovoid to oblong or triangular, with a pungent flavour. Flowers in small clusters, yellow; summer.

W and N Asia, N Africa, Europe. Naturalised in Vic, NSW and Tas.

Source: Stajsic, V.; Spencer, R.; Forster, P.; Thompson, A. (2002). Crassulaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Sedum acre 'Aureum'

Larger form with leaves variegated pale yellow and with a silvery tint, the variegation most apparent in spring.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Saxifraganae]
order      Saxifragales
family       Crassulaceae
genus        Sedum L.