Phedimus aizoon

(Linnaeus) ’t Hart

in H. ’t Hart and U. Eggli, Evol. Syst. Crassulaceae, 168. 1995,.

Common names: Orpin aizoon
Basionym: Sedum aizoon Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 1: 430. 1753
Synonyms: Sedum kamtschaticum subsp. ellacombeanum (Praeger) R. T. Clausen
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 223.

Flowering stems erect, 1.5–5 dm. Leaves alternate; blade elliptic-lanceolate, 4–8 cm, margins not glandular, those of distal leaves irregularly serrate. Flowers: sepals linear to lanceolate, 3.5–4.5 mm, apex blunt; petals erect basally, widely spreading distally, yellow, oblong to elliptic-lanceolate, 7–9 mm, apex mucronate. Carpels connate basally, divergent in fruit.

Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Open, rocky places, scrapes, old quarries
Elevation: 0-300 m


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Introduced; Alta., Man., N.B., N.W.T., Ont., Que., Sask., Iowa, Mass., Minn., N.H., N.J., N.Y., Pa., e, n Asia.


Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Nancy R. Morin +
(Linnaeus) ’t Hart +
Sedum aizoon +
Orpin aizoon +
Alta. +, Man. +, N.B. +, N.W.T. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Iowa +, Mass. +, Minn. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, Pa. +, e +  and n Asia. +
0-300 m +
Open, rocky places, scrapes, old quarries +
Flowering summer. +
in H. ’t Hart and U. Eggli, Evol. Syst. Crassulaceae, +
Sedum kamtschaticum subsp. ellacombeanum +
Phedimus aizoon +
Phedimus +
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