Colors

Data mode

Account

Login
Sign up

Copy permalink to share

Sedum pusillum Michaux. Puck's Orpine. Phen: Mar-Apr; Apr-May. Hab: In very thin soil (generally less than of vernally wet depressions on granite flatrocks, often in mats of the moss Hedwigia ciliata. Dist: Endemic to granite flatrocks of the southeastern Piedmont, from sc. NC south to wc. GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Taxonomy Comments: Superficially rather similar to Diamorpha smallii, and historically confused with it (see Wilbur 1988 for details).

Other Comments: Wyatt (1983) discussed the reproductive biology of this species.

Synonymy: = FNA8, GW2, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, Clausen (1975); = Tetrorum pusillum (Michx.) Rose – S13

Show in key(s)

Show parent genus

Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC

Heliophily: 9

Your browser does not support SVGs

Hover over a shape, letter, icon, or arrow on the map for definition or see the legend.

image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: sedum pusillum, heggies rock, the nature conservancy preserve, columbia county, georgia 3 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: sedum pusillum, heggies rock, the nature conservancy preserve, columbia county, georgia 6 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sedum pusillum, Stone Mountain, Stone Mountain Park, Dekalb County, Georgia 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Sedum pusillum, Gneiss Outcrop, Rock Chapel II Park, DeKalb County Parks and Recreation, DeKalb County, Georgia 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷

Feedback

See something wrong or missing on about Sedum pusillum? Let us know here:


Cite as...