Sedum nevii A. Gray
Cliff stonecrop, Nevius’ stonecrop
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Rosales||Rose family and eight others|
|Family||Crassulaceae||Succulents that store water in leaves|
|Genus||Sedum||From the Latin sedo, “to sit,” in reference to the manner in which some species attach themselves to stones or walls|
About plant names...
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.
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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5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Massachusetts
≈ 8 × 6" (20 × 14 cm)
Range: Zones 5-9:
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