White Stonecrop - Sedum album
Low to short, mat forming, often rather straggling plant. Leaves alternate, bright green, often tinged red. Flowers white 6 to 9 mm in much branched flat topped clusters on erect stems; follicles pink, erect.
There are some similar white or pink flowered species. Sedum dasyphyllum and S anglicum have been recorded in VC55.
Glabrous; leaves cylindrical/oblong; petals fused into short calyx-tube at base.
Rocky and stony places.
June to August.
Perennial - occasionally establishes in the wild.
Occasional throughout Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 38 of the 617 tetrads.
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