Irish wildflowers

Photos: Macroom, Co.Cork

Reflexed Stonecrop
Sedum rupestre / Sedum reflexum
Grafán crom
Family: Crassulaceae

Flowering: June-August. Perennial. Garden escape. Introduced.

Panicles of bright yellow flowers, buds drooping. Usually 6-7 petals. Rounded fleshy leaves, pointed, linear. Erect to ascending stems. Decumbent, rooting sterile shoots, conical-topped. Dead leaves not remaining on stems. Height: 10-35cm

Walls, dry banks, rocks. Infrequently recorded, mainly from NE, S, central Ireland.
Garden escape, originally introduced from Southern Europe.

Similar: Rock Stonecrop, S. forsterianum


Reflexed Stonecrop. Macroom, County Cork. July 2008

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