Sedum nuttallii

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Scientific Name Sedum nuttallii USDA PLANTS Symbol
SENU
Common Name Yellow Stonecrop ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
894347
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Shallow soils on rock or in crevices; open areas in pastures and meadows.
Plant: Upright, low succulent annual, branched from base, 2 to 4 inches tall; usually found in large colonies that appear as mats.
Leaves: Thick alternate, sessile, linear leaves 1/4 to 1/2-inch long, with smooth edges.
Inflorescence: Small cymes of yellow flowers about 1/4-inch across, with 5 narrow, pointed petals.
References: Descr. adapted from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi.
Texas Status
Native

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