+ 8 (7)   Petals 3-4 mm; leaves usually in 6 rows. 4 (3) Native to North America: No (50)   Native to North America.   +     The plant list discussions below pertain to extensive green roofs..       35 Sedum laxum (in part)     (47) Petals white, creamy white, yellowish white, pale yellow, yellowish, white tinged with purple or streaked with pink, pinkish white, greenish white, purple, pink-red, or pink Related: 15 No-Effort Plants for a Foolproof Landscape A graceful and charming plant, Sedum sieboldii offers blue-green leaves that are often tinted purple. This shade-tolerant species is often found in the forest understory, although it can also grow in sunnier locations when sufficient moisture is present. Leaves alternate + They are variable in size, leaf shape and flower color but the flowers are always five-pointed stars in clusters at the top of the stem. tall (7-15 cm) and 6-9 in. This stonecrop sedum is a native plant species to North America and a fast grower. Flowering shoots glabrous 28 (27) Offsets often produced from axils of leaves and bracts. Flowers without pungent scent; petals erect, widely spreading from base, or spreading from middle, not sharply curved outward     Sedum of North America North of the Mexican Plateau. Leaf blades obovate, lanceolate, elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate, elliptic-ovate, ovate, elliptic-oblong, or linear Sedum elrodii was found near Somers in Flathead County, Montana. Petals connate basally; carpels erect or ascending in fruit; leaf blades pale green speckled with pink, sometimes pink or red, glaucous, elliptic, ovate-elliptic, oblanceolate, or obovate.     (16) It is native to western North America from Alaska to northern California. This is our only Sedum native to North America, though its range is usually stated to be south of Michigan.       35 Sedum laxum (in part)   (37) 12 Sedum stenopetalum (in part) (24)   33 (32) Native to North America. Habit. Petals 4-10 mm; sepals loosely appressed to corolla, 1.8-5.3 mm; flowering shoots 2-10(-12) cm. Sedums such as John Creech, with its green foliage and pink flowers in spring, are better suited for use as a ground cover because of spreading tendencies. American gardens since the early 1800’s.     14 (1)   Leaf blade bases not spurred; petals narrowly lanceolate; Greenland.   + Leaves not easily detached; petals canary yellow to golden yellow.   Sedum ternatum is the most widespread native Sedum species in eastern North America, commonly known as woodland stonecrop. (34) 9 (7)     The genus Sedum L.: A systematic essay. Leaves whorled, usually 3, sometimes 2 or 4 per whorl, sometimes decussate.   (30) Sepals linear to narrowly oblong. (12) + Sedum divergens, commonly called spreading stonecrop, Cascade stonecrop, and Pacific stonecrop, is a low growing flowering plant of the genus Sedum. After several years of hybridizing and evaluating in his West Michigan field trials, Chris has selected only the best, most unique cultivars for introduction in his SUNSPARKLER® series. Leaf blades linear to elliptic-oblong.   Petals usually distinct, sometimes connate basally; carpels widely spreading in fruit; leaf blades green or reddish green, not glaucous, suborbiculate to spatulate-obovate or oblong. ING Genus Search, A Checklist for the South China Botanical Garden, Guangzhou, Guangdong +   18 (17) 11 (10)   Leaf blades usually glaucous; petals acuminate apically; primary rosettes usually 1-2.7 cm diam. Stems and leaves glabrous; sepals glabrous; petals white to purple, 4-10 mm. It may be rodents or birds in search of moisture.   + 13 Sedum leibergii 23 (22) (20) But what my eco-tinted goggles really see is a decrease in the commonly planted ground covers like English ivy, Pachysandra and periwinkle.   (53) Systematic studies in Sedum section Ternata (Crassulaceae). Subshrubs; leaf blades elliptic-oblanceolate, 40-80 × 13-25 mm; petals widely spreading.   Revision of Sedum section Gormania (Crassulaceae). From what plants to grow and how to grow them, join our society to read the latest Rock Garden Quarterly or engage in our annual Seed Exchange.   Despite its common name, this treat for late summer and early fall is native to most of North America, not just the New England states. 10 (9) Flowers pungent, musky scented (unique in the flora area); petals sharply curved outward 2/3 from erect base, distal 1/3 divergent (49)   +   Familiar members of this family include the jade plant (Crassula,) ghost plant (Graptopetalum,) kalanchoe (Kalanchoe) and hen-and-chicks (Sempervivum.) Sedum ternatum is native to much of the eastern United States, as far west as Arkansas and Iowa, south down the Appalachian Mountains, and north to near the Canada–United States border. Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil. Sedum havardii is native to oak and pinyon pine woodlands of Texas and Mexico, growing on igneous soils at elevations of 4500 - 7500 ft. (4-)7-11.5 mm; sepals closely appressed to corolla, (2-)2.6-5.1 mm; flowering shoots (6-)10-28(-40) cm 19 Sedum robertsianum 19 (15) Carpels divergent or stellately spreading in fruit. 18 Sedum nanifolium Sedum spathulifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America. Leaf blades triangular-ovate. Leaf blades of flowering shoots obovate to obovate-spatulate or elliptic, narrowly elliptic, oblong or linear, base short-spurred.     16 (15)       Plants forming rosettes, or offsets formed at time of flowering, Leaf blades obovate, lanceolate, elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate, elliptic-ovate, ovate, elliptic-oblong, or linear, Leaf blades spatulate, oblong-spatulate, or cuneate. + Leaf blades of flowering shoots linear or linear-lanceolate to linear-oblanceolate Inflorescences terminal or axillary cymes (sometimes compound, cincinnate, less often simple).   Flowering shoots forming axillary offsets         Petals creamy white, yellowish white, or pale yellow, apices abruptly pointed; sepals 3.2-3.5 mm. Because of its thick, succulent leaves which can store water, sedum is drought tolerant.   Although people commonly call this and similar plants "asters," they are also part of the overall aster family. Flowering shoots glabrous   Leaf blades spatulate, oblong-spatulate, or cuneate Stems and leaves hirtellous and glandular-hairy; sepals glandular-hairy; petals pink-red, 3-4.5 mm Clausen, R. T. 1975. 2 mm. Petals 1.4-5 mm Stems rootstocks or stout rhizomes, bearing rosettes, glabrous; petals 4-11.5 mm. Soil Moisture.   This species is native to western North America (Washington, Oregon, northern California, Idaho and western Montana in the United States, and Alberta and British Columbia in Canada).   Plant Description. Native perennials are indigenous to the United States and Canada. + 43 (42) Many species are cultivated as plants for the house and garden. (45) Sedum was first formally described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753, with 15 species.   (33)   30 (29) (4-)7-11.5 mm; sepals closely appressed to corolla, (2-)2.6-5.1 mm; flowering shoots (6-)10-28(-40) cm, Petals pink, pinkish white, or white, apices obtuse; sepals 2.6-5.1 mm. 46 (42) + Sedum acre is native in Greenland.   Flowering shoots 2-10(-12) cm.       Rock stonecrop is a European native, introduced to, and occasionally escaping from, North American gardens. 6 (5) Some species have become naturalised in North America.   5(app. In the wild, this lovely sedum grows in close proximity to calcareous rocks.   Leaf blade bases not spurred; petals narrowly lanceolate; Greenland.   Inflorescences (4-)10-27-flowered cymes; pedicels 1-3.5 mm; leaf blades 9.5-15 mm 2n = 4-ca. Hardiness Zones. Leaf blades not glaucous; petals acute apically; primary rosettes usually 1 cm diam. Petals ca. The varieties featured below are native to North America, or are improved selections of North American native plants.   tall (7-15 cm) and 6-9 in. Tibetan Expedition 6. + Petals carinate, yellow; leaf blades 7-12 × 4.4-9 mm, base short-spurred. + +   34 (33)   Sedum cepaealives on 4. (15) Flowering shoots with axillary offsets; leaf blade bases scarious. Inflorescences corymbs, corymbiform cymes, or cymes, sometimes subscorpioid.   (39)   Performs best in full sun or partial shade, in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils.     In early summer, sprays of starry white flowers tower to 6”. Seeds ovoid to ellipsoid, (usually ca.   Its common name of "stonecrop" evokes its ability to thrive atop boulders, where … Flowering shoots without axillary offsets; c, e United States. Stems hirtellous; leaf blades hirtellous and densely glandular-hairy; sepals 2-4 mm. Carpels divergent in fruit   Petals canary yellow; sepals slightly connate basally, glabrous. It is naturalized in North America across the northern United States and southern Canada from Quebec to North Carolina in the east and from British Columbia to Oregon in the west. Y: 1=accent plant, 2=suitable for shade, 3=native to U.S., 4=may need irrigation for survival.. X: See references (next page). (3) Leaf blades orbiculate to broadly ovate. Flowering shoots glandular-pubescent. 10 Sedum rupicola 3 (2) 32 Sedum sarmentosum Flowering shoots without axillary offsets; leaf blade bases not scarious.     25 (20)   +     Native Environment: Cliff. This low-growing evergreen succulent can be found growing in the sub-alpine meadows and on rocky sites.   Leaf blade margins white; 300-900 m. Perennial herbs or subshrubs   Recognized species go by very colorful names such as Burro’s Tail, Gold Chain, Bird’s Bread, and Creeping Tom.   (8) Used by Indians to treat bee stings and is still used as a tea and in salads.           Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials. Leaves easily detached; petals deep yellow. (22)     Petals 4-11 mm Fruits erect or spreading. Will spread by creeping stems which root at the nodes.   + + 16 Sedum debile Description . 15 (14)   Inflorescences 1-3(-5)-parted or branched cymes, corymbs, or corymbiform cymes   (2)     Given adequate growing medium depth and irrigation, just about any plants, even trees, can be grown on green roofs. 29 Sedum praealtum Leaf blades narrowly rhombic-elliptic to widely lanceolate; flowering shoots creeping or ascending.   (29)   Filaments white; carpels stellately spreading in fruit Offsets not formed from axils of leaves and bracts   Contact your local Cooperative Extension office for information on plants native to your specific region.   The varieties featured below are native to North America, or are improved selections of North American native plants. 12 Sedum stenopetalum (in part) Petals carinate, yellow; leaf blades 7-12 × 4.4-9 mm, base short-spurred.   45 (44) 24 Sedum ochroleucum (in part) Flowering shoots without axillary offsets; c, e United States.   20 Sedum villosum (in part)   Native plants generally grow well and require little care when grown in proper conditions.   A Checklist for the South China Botanical Garden, Guangzhou, Guangdong ), 7(app. (48) [2], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sedum_ternatum&oldid=904437235, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 July 2019, at 04:57. (17) 4 Sedum pulchellum (in part)   The tidy habit of the yellow-flowered sedum Goldilocks is perfect for rock gardens.   38 (37) 37 (32) Historically it was placed in the subfamily Sedoideae, of which it was the type genus. Leaf blades narrowly obovate, strongly pruinose, not glaucous; sepals 4-7 mm. Sedum ternatum, commonly called three-leaved stonecrop (also commonly called whorled stonecrop), is a small, spreading, Missouri native perennial which typically occurs in damp locations along stream banks, bluff bases and stony ledges (as in stonecrop). Carpels erect in fruit Petals not carinate, pink, pinkish white, or white to yellowish white; leaf blades 10-50 × 6-33 mm, base not spurred. Brittonia 34: 48-77. Native perennials are well adapted to local conditions and will often thrive with less care than a non-native plant.   Its common name of "stonecrop" evokes its ability to thrive atop boulders, where its succulent leaves help it to retain moisture in shallow soil. (27) After several years of hybridizing and evaluating in his West Michigan field trials, Chris has selected only the best, most unique cultivars for introduction in his SUNSPARKLER® series. Native perennials are significant in helping save the pollinators. This shade-tolerant species is often found in the forest understory, although it can also grow in sunnier locations when sufficient moisture is present. Leaves 3(-4) per whorl, blade narrowly rhombic-elliptic to widely lanceolate or linear-lanceolate to linear; flowering shoots ascending, pendulous, or creeping R. T. Clausen (1975) provided the most comprehensive treatment to date of native and naturalized Sedum in North America. Sample newsletter articles: 1. This plant is common in the lava beds of Northwest British Columbia where it is one of the food plants of the Nisga'a first nation. Leaf blades of flowering stems linear, base sagittately spurred. Many genera of Crassulaceae currently recognized are derived from Sedum, the largest genus in the family. Many of them have succulent leaves.   26 (25) Contact your local Cooperative Extension office for information on plants native to your specific region. Flowering shoots (6-)10-28 cm. The inflorescence is a panicle of small, bright pink flowers, produced in late Summer. Leaf blades linear or linear-lanceolate to oblong Dry, Moderate.   Herbs, annual, biennial, or perennial, rarely subshrubs, not viviparous, 0.2-10 dm, glabrous or hairy.     Bellflower, Peach Leaf / Campanula pericifolia YES Perennial OOO MG Sun June-July bloom Although some Campanulas are native to North America, this plant is native to 23 Sedum annuum ... Not Native to North America.     53 (49) Of the genera encompassed by the Crassulaceae family, Sedum is the most species rich, the most morphologically diverse and most complex taxonomically. Brittonia 33: 498-507.   Plants forming rosettes, or offsets formed at time of flowering   Petals ca. Flowers erect, (3-)5-8[-12]-merous; sepals distinct and spurred or slightly connate basally, (green), equal or strongly unequal; petals spreading or erect at anthesis, usually distinct or slightly connate basally, [connate for 1/3-2/3 their lengths], yellow, white, pink, purple, or reddish, sometimes red-lineolate (often with reddish keel and adaxial subapical appendage), margins entire; calyx and corolla not circumscissile; nectaries oblong, square, transversely oblong, reniform, or spatulate; stamens 2 times as many as sepals, rarely as many as sepals; filaments of epipetalous stamens usually adnate basally, filaments of antipetalous stamens usually distinct, rarely connate basally; pistils erect, slightly connate basally to almost distinct, (usually sessile with broad base); styles equaling or shorter than ovary.   Leaves whorled     36 (35) 1981. 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