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Sedum nevii A. Gray

Cliff stonecrop, Nevius’ stonecrop

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilyCrassulaceaeSucculents that store water in leaves
GenusSedumFrom the Latin sedo, “to sit,” in reference to the manner in which some species attach themselves to stones or walls

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Cliff stonecrop is a native of the southeastern United States.

Identification: Plants are 3-5″ (7.6-12 cm) high. Spoon-shaped leaves form green, waxy, glaucous rosettes ⅜-⅞″ (1.2-2.4 cm) in diameter. White flowers with starlike petals, about ½″ (1.3 cm) in diameter, occur in clusters above the rosettes.

Online References:







Stephenson, Ray, Sedum: Cultivated Stonecrops, Timber Press, 2005, p. 198


Sedum nevii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Sedum nevii (cliff stonecrop, Nevius’ stonecrop)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Mass­a­chu­setts · ≈ 9 × 6″ (22 × 14 cm)

Range: Zones 5-9:

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