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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 8 | Crassulaceae | Phedimus

2. Phedimus spurius (M. Bieberstein) ’t Hart in H. ’t Hart and U. Eggli, Evol. Syst. Crassulaceae. 168. 1995.

Caucasian stonecrop, orpin bâtard Caucasian stonecrop, orpin bâtard

Sedum spurium M. Bieberstein, Fl. Taur.-Caucas. 1: 352. 1808

Flowering stems creeping, 0.5-1.5 dm. Leaves opposite; blade obovate or orbiculate, 1-3 cm, margins prominently glandular, coarsely crenate apically. Flowers: sepals deltate to lanceolate, 4-4.5 mm, apex subobtuse; petals erect basally, recurved at tips, white to pink, ovate, 8-11 mm, apex shortly mucronate. Carpels erect in fruit, connate basally.

Flowering summer. Rocky places, roadsides, fields, waste places; 0-2000 m; introduced; Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.S., Ont., Que.; Colo., Conn., Ill., Ind., Maine, Mass., Mich., N.J., N.Y., Pa., Vt.; c Asia (Caucasus).


 

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