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Broadleaf Stonecrop

Sedum spathulifolium subsp. pruinosum (Britt.) Clausen & Uhl

Comprehensive Description

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Sedum pruinosum Britton, sp. nov
Plant white-pruinose ; stem stout but weak, branched just above the base, 2 dm. long or less, the branches straggling, 1-1.5 dm. long. Leaves thick, blunt or slightly emarginate, not papillose-margined, the lower ones and those of rosettes broadly spatulate, 2-2.5 cm. long, about 1 cm. wide, narrowed into petioles, the upper ones oblanceolate, sessile, 1-1.5 cm. long, spreading or a little reflexed ; cymes 6-8 cm. broad ; pedicels stout, 1-3 mm. long ; calyx very pruinose, about half as long as the petals, its lobes lanceolate, obtusish ; petals bright-yellow, lanceolate, acuminate, 8-9 mm. long, 2-3 mm. wide, spreading ; car. pels erect, subulate-tipped.
Crescent City, California, Alice Eastwood, 1903.
bibliographic citation
John Kunkel SmaII, George Valentine Nash, Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose, Per Axel Rydber. 1905. ROSALES, PODOSTEMONACEAE, CRASSULACEAE, PENTHORACEAE and PARNASSIACEAE. North American flora. vol 22(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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