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Sedum dasyphyllum

Orpin à feuilles épaisses
Thick-leaved Stonecrop

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

white

Flower size

5-6 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Succulent

Height

5-10 cm

Description

A very small, perfectly formed rock plant, found in old walls, dry rocky habitats.

Flowers

Flowers are white, streaked with pink. The petals, (5 or 6 with 10 or 12 stamens) and green ovaries, have small black dots.

Leaves

Succulent fleshy, water-retaining leaves. Grey-green, oval shaped, mostly opposite, blunt, fleshy leaves on a creeping stem.

Fruits Seeds

Follicle: 5 dried up compartments of the ovary, opening on one side to release the seed.

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