Sedum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum

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Scientific Name Sedum lanceolatum var. lanceolatum USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Spearleaf Stonecrop, Yellow Stonecrop ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to alpine; open, sunny areas, prairies, gravelly slopes, tundra.
Plant: Erect perennial 2 to 6 inches tall, shorter at high altitudes, fleshy, leafy stem.
Leaves: Smooth, fleshy, lanceolate and alternate, up to 3/4-inch long.
Inflorescence: Clusters of yellow flowers, 5 lance-shaped petals, 10 protruding stamens, 5 green pistils and 5 pointed sepals.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel.
Colorado Status

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