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Biting Stonecrop

Sedum acre

Plant Data

Order:
Saxifragales
Family:
Crassulaceae (Stonecrop)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
5 bright yellow untoothed, star-shaped petals.
Fruit:
Many-seeded.
Leaves:
The leaves alternate along the stems. They are small, ovoid, pale green, succulent, evergreen, blunt-tipped leaves.
Maximum Size:
10cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
The leaves can be eaten, raw or cooked. Rich in vitamin C.
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.
Aroma:
Very little fragrance, if any at all.
Other Names:
Common Stonecrop, Golden Carpet, Golden Carpet Sedum, Goldmoss Sedum, Goldmoss Stonecrop, Mossy Stonecrop, Wallpepper, Welcome-home-husband-though-never-so-drunk.
Habitats:
Beaches, gardens, meadows, roadsides, seaside, walls, wasteland.