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Sedum tenuifolium

Orpin amplexicaule

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

12-16 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Succulent

Height

15-30 cm

Description

Sedum tenuifolium and Sedum sediforme are the most common Sedums in our area. Both grow on old walls and in rocky habitats. The leaves are very different, also the flower colour.

Flowers

The flowers are pale yellow with 5-8 petals, usually with a red mid-vein; 10-16 stamens, borne in lax clusters.

Leaves

Succulent fleshy, water-retaining leaves. Linear-cylindrical, fleshy, pointed.

Fruits Seeds

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

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