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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

Other Comments: Superficially rather similar to Diamorpha smallii, and historically confused with it (see Wilbur 1988 for details). Wyatt (1983) discussed the reproductive biology of this species.

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

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷