Crassulaceae . . . . . Stonecrop family

Generally all are succulent plants mostly with 4-5 petals


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Yellow Stonecrops



See also some Saxifragaceae:

White Crassulaceae:



See also some Saxifragaceae:

Pink Crassulaceae:



See also some Saxifragaceae:

Crassula . . . . . Pigmyweed


Crassula helmsii . . . . . New-Zealand Pigmyweed

A pernicious weed introduced to ponds and wet areas

Crassula pubescens ssp radicans . . . . Jersey Pigmyweed

Rare; CI

Crassula tillea . . . . Mossy Stonecrop

A tiny plant of bare places on paths; scattered but commonest in CI, Cornwall, E Anglia and Moray Firth

Hylotelephium (was in Sedum). . . . Stonecrops


Hylotelephium spectabile (was Sedum telephium). . . . Butterfly stonecrop

Widely grown in gardens, sometimes naturalised as a relic

Hylotelephium telephium (was Sedum telephium). . . . Orpine

Widespread in BI in lowland areas, not N & W Sc

Petrosedum (was Sedum). . . . Rock Stonecrop


Petrosedum forsterianum . . . . Rock Stonecrop

Scattered throughout the BI

Rhodiola . . . . Roseroot


Rhodiola rosea (was Sedum). . . . Roseroot

A mountain plant, esp. in NW Sc but also N En, N Wales and N Ire

Sedum . . . . Stonecrops

A large number of other Sedum spp. are cultivated and can escape

Sedum acre . . . . Biting Stonecrop

Common exc. highlands of Sc

Sedum album . . . . White Stonecrop

Taller than S. anglicum with larger leaves and stems c.10 cm; common

Sedum anglicum . . . . English Stonecrop

Shorter than S. album with stems <5cm; Plant similar to S. acre but generally redder; common, esp. in W areas of Br and Ire

Sedum praealtum . . . . Greater-Mexican Stonecrop

Rare escape naturalised in CI, Isle of Wight and a few other places

Sedum villosum . . . . Hairy Stonecrop

Locally common in base-rich flushes on mountains in N En to C Sc and Perthshire

Sempervivum . . . . . House-leek


Sempervivum tectorum . . . . House-leek

The commonest of several spp. widely grown in rock gardens; occur as throw-outs across BI, esp. in S

Umbilicus . . . . . Navelwort


Umbilicus rupestris . . . . Navelwort or Pennywort

Common in Ire and W and S of Br and CI on walls and hedgebanks - rare in E and C Br