Irish wildflowers




English Stonecrop
Sedum anglicum
Póiríní seangán
Family: Crassulaceae

Flowering time: June-September. Perennial. Native.

White flowers, pink below, 5-petalled. Red follicles. Fleshy evergreen leaves, red-tinged, alternate, egg-shaped. Spreading, mat-forming growth. Height: 2-5cm.

Locally common, acidic rocks, shingle, dry grassland. Found throughout Ireland.

Similar: White Stonecrop, S. album. Small white flowers in branched cymes.
Taller, 7-15 cm. Introduced.

     
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