Hylotelephium telephium subsp. telephium is a perennial herb, colonial from tuberous, white roots, stems pale, waxy green, branched, ringed by old leaf scars.
Leaves opposite or alternate, succulent, to 8 x 3 cm, becoming smaller upwards, dull, pale, waxy green, elliptic, tip blunt, base tapered to stem, no stalk, margin coarsely blunt-toothed to entire.
Flowers deep pink, inflorescence branched, seldom sets seed; blooming June-July.
Wetland status: NL.
Frequency in NYC: Infrequently escaped.
Habitat: Disturbed, open areas, probably from garden waste.