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Loose clusters of tiny but dense purplish-pink to rose-coloured flowers at the top of the stems. 5 pointed petals and an equal number of leaf-like sepals.
Many seeded dry fruit, splitting open on one side when ripe.
Broad, coarsely toothed, succulent and alternate leaves.
The leaves can be eaten either raw or cooked and can be added to salads. The roots can be added to soups and stews after cooking.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Aaron's Rod, Alpine, Alpine Livelong, Evergreen Orpine, Frog Plant, Frog's-stomach, Harping Johnny, Life-everlasting, Live-forever, Livelong, Midsummer-men, Orphan John, Red Orpine, Rosecrown, Rosy-flowered Stonecrop, Stonecrop, Stone-hot, Wild Stonecrop, Witch's Moneybags.
Gardens, hedgerows, rocks, woodland.