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: (2002). Crassulaceae. In: . 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.
Larger form with leaves variegated pale yellow and with a silvery tint, the variegation most apparent in spring.