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Sedum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, members of which are commonly known as stonecrops. It contains around 400 species of leaf succulents that are found throughout the Northern Hemisphere, varying from annual and creeping herbs to shrubs. The plants have water-storing leaves. The flowers usually have five petals, seldom four or six. There are typically twice as many stamens as petals. A number of species, formerly classified as Sedum, are now a separate genus Hylotelephium. Well known European Sedums are Sedum acre, Sedum album, Sedum dasyphyllum, Sedum reflexum (also known as Sedum rupestre) and Sedum hispanicum.


spotted in the mountain,rufly 1000m altitude, photo 3 and 5 show's the place

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thanks Emma and Ceherzog,i think both of you are rigth :)

Hema 7 years ago

lovely colors!Looks like a succulent.

ceherzog 7 years ago

I would guess that it's a sedum.

Lat: 41.73, Long: -8.16

Spotted on Aug 22, 2012
Submitted on Aug 24, 2012

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