Irish wildflowers


Photographs: Co.Cork

White Stonecrop
Sedum album
Grafán bán na gcloch
Family: Crassulaceae

Flowering: June-September. Evergreen perennial. Introduced. Garden escape.

White flowers, sometimes tinged pink, 5-petalled. Blunt oblong-cylindrical fleshy leaves, shiny, green/red-tinged, alternate. Creeping and erect reddish-green stems. Height: 7-15cm

Widespread garden escape, established on rocks, walls, coastal cliffs, shingle.

Similar: English Stonecrop, S. anglicum.
Mat forming, egg-shaped leaves.
     
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