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. Online References:
on www.inaturalist.org Sedum nevii
on ottawarockgarden.ca Sedum nevii
on Flickr Sedum nevii
on chestofbooks.com Sedum nevii
on eFloras Sedum nevii References:
Stephenson, Ray, , p. 198 Sedum: Cultivated Stonecrops, Timber Press, 2005
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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