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Sedum stenopetalum  Pursh
Narrow leaf stonecrop,   Wormleaf stonecrop
Sedum stenopetalum is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Genus: Sedum
Family: Crassulaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFSedum douglasii
JEFSedum stenopetalum ssp. monanthum
JEFSedum stenopetalum var. monanthum
Information about  Sedum stenopetalum from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SEST2)

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[pnwflowers.com] Leaf and Blossom Descriptions: Clusters of leaves on lower stem, spreading to ascending flower stems. Frequently small bulblets instead of upper leaves or flowers. Leaves in small cluster on single short stalk attached near bottom of stem. Leaves lance-shaped, tapering to point, often curved, leaves on upper stem with ridge on outside, often falling before flowering. Flowers to 40 on short stalks atop stem. Flower petals 5, lance-shaped, yellow with red midrib; anthers yellow or light brown. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/22/2024).