Sedum sarmentosum stringy stonecrop Crassulaceae SESA*; Bx, pb; Q, j, tl;


Sedum (Accessed 4/2014).

Sedum sarmentosum is a perennial herb, stems creeping, rooting at nodes, loosely mat-forming, stems pinkish in sunny habitats, flowering stems erect to 10 cm. 

Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3, remote, fleshy, very yellow-pale green, flattened, narrowly egg-shaped to elliptic to 3 cm long. 

Flowers yellow, 5-parted, petals to 0.8 cm long, wide-spreading, in sparsely-flowered, branched clusters, June. 

Fruit dry capsules to 0.6 cm long. 

Wetland status: NL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: China. 

Habitat: Escaped from cultivation. Dry, open soil.